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Dying for a UBI

Americans are dying by their own hands for want of a Universal Basic Income (UBI).

According to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 45,000 Americans took their own lives in 2016. Often times, money problems played significant...

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Status and the Opposition to UBI



I support a Universal Basic Income, or UBI, and this may be due to fundamental differences in my mindset and approach to social status.

I have no desire to be wealthy. Trying to understand why people do is difficult for me.<span...

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What is Missing From UBI Discussions

We are missing an important human element when we discuss a proposed Universal Basic Income (UBI). It goes far beyond worker satisfaction with wages or benefits. We must examine how many are willing participants in current economic system and how many want out.

The debate surrounding a...