Universal Basic Income for America?

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We have previously commented on proposals by economists and political scientists that would substitute universal income policies as credible alternatives to existing social programs such as unemployment insurance. (See blogs dated 2015-12-17, 2016-11-22, 2018-05-02 and 2019-02-21). The idea is straight forward: Provide citizens with a minimum allowance, without means-testing, that would give everyone the wherewithal … Continued