Yale News: Losses of soil carbon under global warming might equal U.S. emissions What Happens When You Give Basic Income to the Poor? Canada Is About to Find Out
Ontario is poised to become a testing ground for basic income in 2017 as part of a pilot program. Hugh Segal is the special advisor to the Canadian province and a former senator. He believes a** supplemental income of $1,320 a month could provide a viable path to poverty abatement**—effectively replacing welfare programs and a system he described as “seriously demeaning” in a paper discussing this basic income pilot project.
Segal suggests […]