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Universal basic income is a great idea, which is also why it won't happen

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Re: fast forward.

@AC .... "For a single parent without a job - they will still be destitute."

True, but if they can get someone to look after their kids for a few hours (like when they are a school) they would be able to earn something without loosing the benefit. Currently they have no incentive to earn anything as the withdrawal of benefits gives the same result as a 100% marginal tax rate. With UBI, working when they can makes them less destitute.

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