„Americans Want to Believe Jobs Are the Solution to Poverty. They’re Not“…

…ein Feature von Matthew Desmond in der New York Times über ein geläufiges Vorurteil. In einer Passage geht es um das „universal basic income“:

„Because liberals have allowed conservatives to set the terms of the poverty debate, they find themselves arguing about radical solutions that imagine either a fully employed nation (like a jobs guarantee) or a postwork society (like a universal basic income). Neither plan has the faintest hope of being actually implemented nationwide anytime soon, which means neither is any good to Vanessa and millions like her. When so much attention is spent on far-off, utopian solutions, we neglect the importance of the poverty fixes we already have.“

Am Ende seines Beitrags kommt Desmond darauf zu sprechen, was er für wichtig und richtig erachtet:

„Americans Want to Believe Jobs Are the Solution to Poverty. They’re Not“… weiterlesen

„Basic Income Experiment 2017-2018“ – die finnische Sozialversicherungsanstalt Kela informiert…

…“The amount of the basic income remains the same throughout the experiment, and it is not reduced by any other income the participant may have. Participants who find work during the experiment continue to be paid a basic income. An amount equal to the basic income is deducted from certain social security benefits paid to participants.“

Hier geht es zur Website von Kela

Siehe „Free Cash in Finnland. Must Be Jobless“ (New York Times) und „Warum Finnland ein bedingungsloses Grundeinkommen einführt“ (bento)

Siehe Sascha Liebermanns Kommentare zu Feldexperimenten