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  1. 1. Given the ideas of MMT, taxation is irrelevant for affording this scheme. Further ideas in this context would be welcome.
    2. The most intereting objection to UBI is not about unaffordability, but about its continuation of individualising society, as opposed to fostering community, which welfare state initiatives did. I would guess that social initiatives, rather than cash payments would be much better promote social cohesion and buy-in. As a counter thought, it could be argued the traditional welfare state approach is just old fashioned, somewhat patronising, paternalism.
    3. The idea seems to be similar to that proposed by Yanis Varoufakis. Is/should he be involved

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