Click on the image to see other posts in this seriesOne of the (many) criticisms levelled at the concept of basic income is that no one deserves something for nothing. And yet an unconditional basic income is precisely that - something for everyone without anything in return. Why would we want to … [Read more...] about Basic income is something for nothing – why does anyone deserve that?
a fairer society
When I wrote on the basic income a little while back, one of the criticisms levelled at it was that we can't possibly afford it. I think this is misunderstanding the suggested principle and also what the knock on effects of it would be. Another criticism is that people would abuse it - they'd … [Read more...] about Could the basic income actually save us money?