If Your Income Were Taken Care Of… | Occupy.com

Is guaranteed basic income a good Idea? Act Out! host Eleanor Goldfield helps us find out…


“In 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. wrote in his book “Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community” “I am now convinced that the simplest approach will prove to be the most effective — the solution to poverty is to abolish it directly by a now widely discussed measure: the guaranteed income.” Decades later, no country has instituted this idea and income inequality continues to grow, pushing the poor ever further into the pits of poverty required by a capitalist system. So – what is guaranteed basic income? Has it ever been tried? If so, what happened? Did it make sloths of everyday people? Is it worth fighting for?” ~ Occupy.com


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