Guaranteed income's dangerous outcome

Bell, John
http://www.socialist.ca/node/3115

Publisher:  International Socialists
Date Written:  30/05/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19527

The Ontario Liberal government of Kathleen Wynne is talking about a guaranteed basic income for all residents. It sounds great; in fact it sounds too good to be true. There are a number of very different models of guaranteed annual income (GAI) out there, and there are proponents on both the right and left. In Canada, most GAI proposals have come from the right and, importantly, at times when capitalism is experiencing crises.

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