Neither universal nor individual nor unconditional

April 28, 2018

 You may find me harsh with the Quebec government. When you introduce a basic income, you have to start somewhere. Here is what I wrote in December 2016:


Neither universal nor individual nor unconditional


It is Voltaire who quipped that the Holy Roman Empire was neither holy nor Roman nor an empire. I am convinced that Basic Income will be implemented in the next decade. By its definition, BI is universal, individual and unconditional. However, none of these features will be a part of BI as it first materializes.

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