Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Would a universal basic income help or hurt our economy?

In the US we have the working poor, people sometimes with multiple jobs who still need public assistance to get by. As technology strips away jobs, it raises questions about how we will all earn a living. One answer being kicked around is the Universal Basic Income. In Alaska, everyone gets a payment from oil revenues which have been invested. It's a way to share the bounty nature provided but only few have to be employed to extract. According to this article,a UBI could actually improve the economy. Some think we could cut social programs to pay for it. What do you think?

A Universal Basic Income Would Do Wonders For The U.S. Economy - Fast Company
https://apple.news/AjKj-_qZJS0mV0y_onBNMHQ

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