[Herald Interview] Sketch of universal basic income society under Lee Jae-myung

[Herald Interview] Sketch of universal basic income society under Lee Jae-myung

Scheme could tackle inequality, promote fairness, Lee’s top adviser says

Kang Nam-hoon, an economics professor with Hanshin University, serves as one of the main economic advisers for Lee Jae-myung, presidential nominee of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea. (Courtesy of the interviewee) Bringing universal basic income to South Korea is central to the socioeconomic vision of Lee Jae-myung, the presidential nominee of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea.

Under the scheme, citizens would unconditionally receive the same sum of money each year, a plan touted by Lee and his aides as a means to tackle growing inequality and provide funds […]

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