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?

With careful planning, a basic income system could be designed to be simple, adaptable, reliable and fair. The authors do not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and have disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.

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 […]

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