Universal basic income is not a sustainable long-term solution. Why should the rich be given table scraps that could change the life of someone in the working class?
No, universal basic income is not the answer, but a tiered, supplemental income system is a potential solution. Allowance based on need would permit more people to pursue their passions with a dignity that programs like food stamps or other forms of welfare prohibit. It would decrease government expenditure on health expenses, as more people would be able to access preventative medical care. It would replace individualized “alphabet soup” welfare organizations like […]