Difference between revisions of "2014/03/28/It's time for a basic minimum income"

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* '''link''': [[URL::http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/03/its-time-basic-minimum-income]]
 
* '''link''': [[URL::http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/03/its-time-basic-minimum-income]]
 
* '''title''': [[title::It's time for a basic minimum income!]]
 
* '''title''': [[title::It's time for a basic minimum income!]]
* '''summary''': <call func=smw.let.echo key=Summary>"Regardless of whether you want to [[poverty/reduction|fight]] [[poverty]], stimulate the [[US/economy|economy]], [[small government|shrink the size of government]], or simply ensure everyone has a sense of human dignity you should be calling for a [[national unconditional living income|no-strings-attached basic income for all]]."</call>
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* '''summary''': [[Summary::"Regardless of whether you want to [[poverty/reduction|fight]] [[poverty]], stimulate the [[US/economy|economy]], [[small government|shrink the size of government]], or simply ensure everyone has a sense of human dignity &ndash; you should be calling for a [[national unconditional living income|no-strings-attached basic income for all]]."]]
 
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<p>All around the world, people are talking about a [[basic minimum income]], and what they're saying makes a lot of economic sense.  Regardless of whether you want to fight [[poverty]], stimulate the [[US/economy|economy]], [[small government|shrink the size of government]], or simply ensure everyone has a sense of human dignity you should be calling for a no-strings-attached basic income for all.  Since its inception, [[Social Security]] has been incredibly successful at fighting poverty.  So rather than slashing it, or means-testing it, we should expand it to every American.</p>
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<p>All around the world, people are talking about a [[basic minimum income]], and what they're saying makes a lot of economic sense.  Regardless of whether you want to fight [[poverty]], stimulate the [[US/economy|economy]], [[small government|shrink the size of government]], or simply ensure everyone has a sense of human dignity &ndash; you should be calling for a no-strings-attached basic income for all.  Since its inception, [[Social Security]] has been incredibly successful at fighting poverty.  So rather than slashing it, or means-testing it, we should expand it to every American.</p>
 
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Latest revision as of 18:10, 8 July 2019

All around the world, people are talking about a basic minimum income, and what they're saying makes a lot of economic sense. Regardless of whether you want to fight poverty, stimulate the economy, shrink the size of government, or simply ensure everyone has a sense of human dignity – you should be calling for a no-strings-attached basic income for all. Since its inception, Social Security has been incredibly successful at fighting poverty. So rather than slashing it, or means-testing it, we should expand it to every American.