UBI: A Bad Idea?

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UBI: A Bad Idea? Michael W. Howard According to Daron Acemoglu, universal basic income (UBI) is “a flawed idea, not least because it would be prohibitively expensive unless accompanied by deep cuts to the rest of the safety net.” A…

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By: Michael Anthony Lewis (Associate Professor of Social Work, CUNY) Jonathan Church is an economist who’s recently taken Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) to task here for her misunderstanding of economics. What she apparently misunderstands…

USBIG Blog: "Social Experiments 101: A Short Primer for UBI Observers"

Why Finland's experiment hasn't "proven" anything about UBI.

Guest Blog: "The case for an unconditional safety net"

"EITC benefits expanded to universal basic income would give more to those who need it, promote liberty, and be politically viable and stable."

Roosevelt House Faculty Journal on Basic Income

Featuring contributors from USBIG, Inc.

Guest blog: "The Ontario pilot makes it clear — people want basic income"

The real question is if and when our elected officials will decide to listen.

USBIG Blog: Basic Income and the Something for Nothing Objection

The children of the wealthy get "something for nothing" - so why not everybody?

Basic Income and Minimum Wage

Social responsibility should be shared by all, and so that all can benefit in a fiscally responsible way.

Guest Blog: The Challenge of Universal Basic Income and Why Manna is a Solution

"Using tax dollars and fiat currency to fund a UBI only stimulates debate; we remove ourselves from that."