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[12 Apr 2009 | Comments Off | ]

The most cost-effective and least intrusive — thus, in one word, conservative — way to help the poor is with a guaranteed basic income, Citizen Dividends. Every poor person will have some income, guaranteed, to meet their basic needs. That income will be provided with minimal government, because the same amount will go to everyone, [...]

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[24 Feb 2009 | Comments Off | ]

Arguments in favor of basic income are everywhere, just about, when we are willing to look. But too many people don’t look or won’t think about this idea, and their ignorance or blindness is what makes our campaign so challenging. Here’s something from former labor secretary Robert Reich, quoted in a respected liberal blog: One [...]