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In Favour of a UBI

An initiative that might ultimately arise out of coronavirus would be the implementation of a Universal Basic Income (UBI). This scheme could run along the following lines: all existing welfare is replaced with government instead providing each adult citizen a sum of, say $1,000 per month (the UBI). This sum could be fixed to inflation;… Continue reading In Favour of a UBI

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The Greens propose a universal basic income

Earlier this week the Greens proposed establishing a Universal Basic Income (UBI). This was much to the chagrin of the political establishment, which accused the Greens of lacking seriousness and a fitness to govern. I am no fan of the Greens, however, this idea is no ‘leftie pinko nonsense’. True, there are legitimate concerns over… Continue reading The Greens propose a universal basic income