Tag: Universal basic income

  • Creative Service

    Creative Service

    I wonder what it would take to inspire an incoming government to creatively serve their people? What would the requirements be? What kind of mindset would the elected officials need to adopt in order to do this kind work? Is the bureaucracy so deeply ingrained that this kind of change is not possible? What is…

  • Who Is Not Paying Their Share?

    Who Is Not Paying Their Share?

    Are we not judged by how we take care of the weakest in society? Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! While that rhetoric is helpful when running for the leadership of a political party, over 95 percent of Canadians don’t join political parties and Conservatives would be better served to focus on delivering on Canadians’…

  • The Cost of a Full Basic Income

    The Cost of a Full Basic Income

    Why can’t global governments get creative around the idea of UBI? Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Universal Basic Income (UBI) – a policy that would provide a regular, cash income to every citizen without means test or work requirement – is surprisingly inexpensive. The United Kingdom could introduce a full UBI (one large enough…

  • Everywhere basic income has been tried

    Everywhere basic income has been tried

    Regardless of what has been tried, the landscape has changed forever. Maybe now is the time for UBI. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! The idea of a basic income was, for decades, something of a policy fantasy. But the last few years have seen it become less outlandish, to the point where we now…

  • Universal basic income gains support during the pandemic

    Universal basic income gains support during the pandemic

    Maybe this is the time to consider how we can do better, not just for ourselves. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW!  In his 1516 fictional work, Utopia, the philosopher Thomas More describes a conversation between Portuguese traveller Raphael Nonsenso and the Archbishop of Canterbury, John Morton, in which the former argues that cash handouts provided…

  • Universal basic income is the answer to the inequalities exposed by COVID-19

    Universal basic income is the answer to the inequalities exposed by COVID-19

    If the top 1,000 corporations in the world were fairly taxed, it would allow for a modest UBI to be tightly and reasonably dispensed in countries across the world. It is as simple as that. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW! Rule number one of crisis management: When you find yourself in a hole, first,…