A guaranteed basic income could end poverty, so why isn’t it happening?

A guaranteed basic income could end poverty, so why isn’t it happening?

Basic income can be a reliable, powerful component of a nationwide program to reduce poverty and enable all citizens to thrive. (Pexels Photo) On April 27, Senator Diane Bellemare published an op-ed in the Globe and Mail opposing a proposal for guaranteed basic income where all Canadian citizens and residents over the age of 17 would receive unconditional guaranteed sufficient income .

One recent poll suggests nearly 60 per cent of Canadians support a basic income of $30,000. In another poll , 57 per cent of Canadians agree that Canada should create a basic universal income for all Canadians, regardless […]

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