SHOULD the goal of public policy be to ensure that all Americans can
have good jobs — or good lives? Politicians of both parties say one
thing. Policy experts of both parties say another.
There is another possibility that is increasingly put forward, a Basic Income Guarantee (see comment below after reading article).
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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.
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