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Yang’s Freedom Dividend: What’s It Got to do with Freedom? By: Michael Anthony Lewis (Associate Professor of Social Work, CUNY) Anyone following Andrew Yang’s attempt to win the Democratic Presidential Primary knows that a key part…
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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…
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Why Finland's experiment hasn't "proven" anything about UBI.
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National. Safety. Net.
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"EITC benefits expanded to universal basic income would give more to those who need it, promote liberty, and be politically viable and stable."
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Featuring contributors from USBIG, Inc.
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The real question is if and when our elected officials will decide to listen.
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The children of the wealthy get "something for nothing" - so why not everybody?
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Social responsibility should be shared by all, and so that all can benefit in a fiscally responsible way.