Good intent, but not good policy

I understanding and agree with the intent, but the money would be better spent fostering education, growth, and competitiveness. A guaranteed income redistrutibution doesn't benefit society as a whole but only the select numbers who receive it. If those intended to receive it would be better served with better education and more opportunities to create higher-paying careers for themselves.

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by andrewm on August 19, 2021 at 12:58PM

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  • Posted by Merlethe August 19, 2021 at 16:15

    I think it actually would help those in education to make the most of it. They wouldn't necessarily need to skip class time to work. It would also give unemployed people more freedom to search for the job that suits them and take short courses. So I think it would be better for growth, competitiveness and careers. Also a floor income doesn't mean income redistribution, unless you mean tax changes.
  • Posted by Dober67 August 20, 2021 at 12:25

    In a way I agree with the other comments. This benefit should not be confined to money, but in other ways as well. Unfortunately, some people are unable to manage their finances, and giving them extra money would not be helpful for them. It should be given in a lot of different ways, eg: food vouchers, college courses paid, if they want to do one but couldn’t afford it. Maybe even something more practical, like a properly vetted related family member to be in charge of giving a set amount as needed or either daily or as an amount for food daily. There are a lot of different ways the money could be given.
  • Posted by EMayo September 06, 2021 at 11:06

    Minimum income would help me access training to get a better higher paid job. My job would the be available to someone else. However, right now I cannot get the time to study/ funding for the skills I need to advance my career. This support will increase social mobility for those who work hard and aply themselves.
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