22 Wednesday Jan 2014
Written by Sam Webster in Blog
This is the somewhat startling idea behind a minimum guaranteed income. Apparently this has been around for while and is under discussion again. With good paying jobs going to robots, and the high cost of administering social safety-net programs, the idea of just giving everyone a lump of cash each month is becoming more than just attractive, but may be a functional way of solving an enormous and increasingly pressing set of problems.
Here is a interesting post on the subject: https://decorrespondent.nl/541/why-we-should-give-free-money-to-everyone/35246939860-ec3a6c3e