Basic Income
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Basic Income

Would a UBI End Everything We Love About America? No.

In a recent New York Times op-ed, Harvard professor N. Gregory Mankiw asks, “Can America Afford to Become a Major Social Welfare State?” By welfare state, he has in mind the Biden administration’s modest plans for better child benefits, healthcare, and education. Nothing as as radical as a universal basic income. But the points he makes raise the question: If even incremental improvements to…

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