It was with great interest and enthusiasm I followed news of the Basic Income Guarantee motion that was unanimously approved by all parties in the P.E.I. legislature on Tuesday, Dec. 6. A policy worth exploring.
Through his piece in The Huffington Post, Green Leader Peter Bevan-Baker spoke not only to what he referred to as the more obvious and immediate affects of alleviating poverty (better health and mental health outcomes, food security lower crimes rates, educational achievement etc.) he also spoke to what he referred to as the more subtle outcomes of a basic income program that could allow […]