Giving All Americans a Basic Income Would End Poverty
Tina Miller, MA,CFLE stashed this in p2
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A simple idea for eliminating poverty is garnering greater attention in recent weeks: automatically have the government give every adult a basic income.
It's a good idea.
The primary benefit of a negative income tax (aka basic income) is the elimination of huge swathes of social bureaucracy... it will do nothing to alleviate actual poverty.
Those could be correlated. We don't know.