It's been tried in parts of Canada, and parts of Europe. The Green Party has a form of it in their plan, and Elon Musk says it will likely be forced into being as robots take over more and more jobs and replace human workers. It's been called Universal Basic Income, Guaranteed Living Allowance, and Mincome.
It would go to everyone, but it would start by going to the under-waged. It means giving each person in Canada about $1400/mo, enough money to afford housing, food, clothes and medicine. And with no strings attached, and no obligation to seek work. It would replace welfare and disability with one new program, the GLA/UBI.
But some say "Everyone will become lazy!" and "Where will that money come from anyway?"
So have they all gone nuts? Or do they know something we don't?
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