Universal Basic Income

Possible benefits of UBI

[D]isability payments, as 'a de facto guaranteed minimum-income programme,' allows people with disabilities to remain in places where their families live rather than chasing after work in far-flung places. In that sense, welfare of a certain stripe appears to resist the massive social dislocation brought on by free-market capitalism, wherein people must move at the whim of their employers. Contrary to the undermining-effect imagined by right-wing commentators who oppose welfare, therefore, something like a universal basic income could be extremely helpful in terms of stabilizing families and rooting communities in place.

- Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig, "Welfare Doesn't Destroy Families. Poverty Does."


These look promising

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