[pp.int.general] Why a basic income is not so socialistic
piratenpartei at t-online.de
Tue Oct 29 18:12:52 CET 2013
Libero Urus schrieb:
> I would like to know your thoughts on the text below.
> Why a basic income might be more liberal than social systems (or less "socialistc")
Just a few points.
1.) Friedman and his collegues (e.g. Gary Burtless) have had to admit
that the NIT did not work as they thought before
2.) There are (spoken generally) two "versions" of a BIG. One ist
liberal, one is socialistic. The liberal one does not work, the
socialistic one could (perhaps) work but I´m quite sure that we would
not like this version.
You could read Widerquist himself. He made a good paper for having a
look on some empirical studies (Friedman and others) :
And in his paper you can read (if you can "read" it economically) why it
failed and would fail again.
Some (or many) things can be done - others not.
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