Universal Basic Income is, like Helicopter Money or a Green New Deal, held in contempt by the establishment: not practical, not possible, something for the loony left. In reality it is an idea being increasingly discussed by many Europeans and tested, as here, in Finland.
The political situation in Catalonia has reached an impasse, which has more to do with the political leadership than the Catalans themselves. This is the danger when independnce is the goal, not a better society […]
The whole machinery of public procurement that has emerged in this neoliberal era needs to be abandoned and replaced with decision-making processes and rules that privilege the advancement of public well-being over profit. Read here
While sovereign governments (those that issue their own currency) can certainly afford a UBI, simply throwing money at a problem, instead of addressing its root cause presents serious concerns. Read here