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Jess Berentson-Shaw Just pay cash UBI basic income

Giving cash to the poor is the best way to fix poverty

OPINION: They might not be popular, but cash transfers with no strings attached are the best bet for reducing family poverty, writes Jess Berentson-Shaw. “Unconditional Cash Transfers work better than almost anyone would have expected. They dent the stereotype of poor people as inherently feckless and ignorant”. This is the conclusion reached by The Economist […]

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Gareth Morgan Just pay cash UBI basic income

Why the Guardian is wrong on UBI

Even in Finland, universal basic income is too good to be true Declan Gaffney, Guardian Newspaper 10 December 2015 With rebuttal by Gareth Morgan Finland is not planning to scrap its existing benefit system and give everyone an unconditional grant of €800 a month – contrary to what some recent headlines may have told you. […]

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