"This article compares basic income to an alternative policy proposal: the regulation of maximum working hours in the labor market. This article contends that on nearly all of these virtues, working-time regulation does better than, or at least as well as, basic income."
"The article highlights the diligent and tenuous work of automation in industrial organization known as cybernation that guarantee annual wage as the universal basic income. It discusses how the public relations and political lobbying efforts in California warmed up to what once seemed like a radical idea: the universal basic income. Topics discussed include question of technological unemployment; problem of lost income and private security for individuals; and ways in which cybernated industry made it imperative for government to bring this future into existence."
"The article reports on the year-long experiment of providing universal basic income from 980 -1,415 dollars for basic cost of living, groceries and healthcare to citizens of Utrecht in the Netherlands. . . ."
"There is a growing consensus across the
political spectrum that our current welfare system is not working as intended. . . . It is not surprising, therefore, that there is a search for a better alternative."