Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Is Universal Basic Income A Failed Experiment?

Basic income trials always have the potential to make at least some people worse off than they were before. In many richer countries, low-income families already benefit from some form of welfare There is no question that high levels of income and wealth inequality require new solutions. However, for these answers to be sustainable, we will need data and an ability to define problems with a clear head, beyond the otherwise entirely valid philosophical principles of solidarity, justice and fairness. Read More