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originally posted by: Davg80
Some news i came across that i have first heard of, and find puzzling, basically the survey was about a proposal offering everyone whether they worked or
not a basic living wage. This sounds to me to good to be true. only 4% said they would stop working. I feel that number would be much higher though.
Does anyone else think this is to good to be true?
With the Brexit vote coming up, Im now wandering if we would be better in the EU, with this sort of talk!
from the article....
"The poll, conducted by German company Dalia Research in April, was the first EU-wide survey to address the proposal of a basic income, defined in the poll as “an income unconditionally paid by the government to every individual regardless of whether they work and irrespective of any other sources of income.”
originally posted by: Kali74
a reply to: Davg80
It's related to a conversation that the entire West needs to have. The industrial age is over in the West, it's not coming back we need something to replace it but what and what do we do in the mean time?
originally posted by: avgguy
a reply to: Kali74
So how does paying people for nothing solve that? And doesn't that put a higher tax burden on the few with jobs? I seriously don't get it.
originally posted by: KawRider9
a reply to: avgguy
I don't get it either. When more people are in the cart than pulling it, something will break. That something is the cart pullers.
Money for nothing and chicks for free sounds good, but it's just a song, not reality.
originally posted by: jjkenobi
Why wouldn't you consider not working if you were going to get a paycheck no matter what? I've got two little kids at home who I'd much rather be spending time with than putting 40 hours in for the man.