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.
That monetary policy has lost its effectiveness is common knowledge, although neo-liberal governments and economists continue their policy of pretend and extend. Bill Mitchell addresses the political aspect of fiscal policy as the alternative. Read […]
The growth in emissions is creating a ‘diesel generation’ of unhealthy youngsters. And some of the world’s most powerful industries are behind it Read here