Tag: Universal basic income

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  • A green, green new dream

    A green, green new dream

    Well, would GND become a law in the US? Very unlikely, at least in the near future, for it would need to pass the House and Senate and be signed by the president.

    April 4, 2019
  • Universal Basic Income?

    Universal Basic Income?

    The key is accessibility of all to a basic income, without any ‘means’ test, which has been the bane of all social welfare schemes in India’s post-Aadhaar age.

    January 12, 2019
  • Universal income

    Universal income

    Universal Basic Income will ensure that no one will sleep hungry. If properly implemented, abysmal poverty will be history. More importantly, Universal Basic Income will restore the human dignity of the poor who have to queue up and face awkward questions for each and every Government benefit they receive

    September 15, 2018
  • Will we throw baby out with the bath water?

    Will we throw baby out with the bath water?

    The possibility of a universal basic income was widely discussed before the presentation of the union budget this year, and although the budget did not have any room for this the debate has lingered on. So it is important to get a proper idea of what the proponents of the idea have in mind. An …

    March 3, 2017
  • Jaitley urges Centre-states consensus on UBI

    Jaitley urges Centre-states consensus on UBI

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the idea of universal basic income mooted by the Economic Survey was food for thought and added that the Centre and states need to develop a consensus on it. "It (universal basic income) is a thought for the future. Need a consensus between Centre and states," …

    February 6, 2017
  • Universal basic income only as repayable loan: Kant

    Universal basic income only as repayable loan: Kant

    With some sections in the global economy pushing for universal basic income concept, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Wednesday said any such payout should be given only as a repayable loan. While some countries have positively reacted to this concept, there have been talks that India can also consider such a move though there …

    January 18, 2017