UBI

A Universal Basic Income (UBI) often gets dismissed as an “unaffordable utopia”, but it’s supported by US Presidential candidate, Andrew Yang, and my analysis suggests it’s quite feasible and could offer far-reaching benefits to the economy & society:

See here: https://www.openforum.com.au/australia-should-introduce-a-universal-basic-income/

and here: https://www.openforum.com.au/a-universal-basic-income-might-get-us-through-the-covid-recession/

and here for further discussion in the context of broader tax reform, along with my spreadsheet analysis of the cost and funding of a UBI in Australia: http://davidthorp.net/economics/super-tax

Also see here for my LinkedIn post on a UBI to address mad consumerism:
https://www.linkedin.com/posts/drdavidcthorp_i-just-turned-50-and-this-is-the-first-time-activity-6615823614317068288-Cb7n/

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