Excellent argument by David Amerland on the need for a Universal Basic Income. I really like the following point, in…

Excellent argument by David Amerland on the need for a Universal Basic Income. I really like the following point, in particular:

“When everyone receives a Universal Basic Income regardless, that premise goes out of the window and with it, any kind of direct or indirect power a political party or a government may exercise over its citizens.”

We are rapidly moving into a new economic reality where business as usual is going to lead us to some pretty ugly scenarios. Some form of UBI seems like it will be essential as a stabilizing force in the rough and tumble economic reality that is now emerging. I see it as part of a series of economic reforms that we need to start moving to — now.

Nice contribution to the case for this important piece of the puzzle.

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https://davidamerland.com/seo-blog/1212-is-universal-basic-income-a-step-too-far-for-any-government.html
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