Any UBI should be implemented slowly, let’s say starting at $200 a month. Let the sociologists, psychologists, and economists analyze the trends before increasing it.

Giving $1000 a month to everyone will mean some low-wage workers dropping out of the workforce. If they stay out too long, it becomes harder for them to get back in. And important work for the economy gets undone.

A UBI has other advantages its pundits don’t seem to realize. Maybe I might write an article on these advantages some day.

But this was a good article, taking the point of view of the naysayers. We need to be doing more of this.

Dave Volek is the inventor of “Tiered Democratic Governance”. Let’s get rid of all political parties! Visit http://www.tiereddemocraticgovernance.org/tdg.php

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store