Basic Income could raise the bar for everyone

Basic Income could raise the bar for everyone

Panel Discussion with (LtoR):Karen Levasseur, Jim Mulvale, Sid Frankel and Jennifer Mays. I was riding in a car with my brother-in-law after attending the November 24 Basic Income Symposium at Winnipeg Harvest, and we got into a conversation (or perhaps more of a monologue) about the relative levels of poverty in Canada and in China, where he had been living.

He had a hard time understanding why a rich country like Canada, with a social safety net that most people can access, at least to some extent, would need anything like a Basic Income for all. In Shanghai, he said, […]

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