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  • The Case for a Universal Basic Income

    Unsurprisingly, UBI has attracted hysterical denunciations from the establishment press, replete with confident pronouncements that any such program would prove ruinously expensive and discourage people from working. A Daily Telegraph columnist asserted that poorer beneficiaries might spend “their time getting drunk, watching pornography or taking drugs”. The Financial Times claimed that “rewarding people for staying at home, is what…

  • Universal Basic Income Will Likely Increase Social Cohesion

    Scott Santens provides empirical evidence that the provision of a Universal Basic Income leads to a greater sense of community and cooperation amongst it's recipients.