Hawaii Becomes First State to Pass Basic Income

Futurists tell us that there won’t be enough work in the future because technology will replace workers who now do repetitious or low-skilled work. This has prompted Libertarians (who want smaller government) and Progressives (who want to guarantee a social safety net for workers) to look at the idea of basic income. 

HawaiiWould it be cheaper, more efficient, and more just to give Americans a basic income than to fund a patchwork of social service programs? Hawaii has become the first state in the US to seriously look at the concept of basic income. 

Read about it here.

 

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