The Irish government agrees to trial a Basic Income pilot scheme for artists

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People will never learn…….basic incom has to be UNIVERSAL. There is no partial solution.


Artists are some of the most under-appreciated people in the world IMO. They basically carry the torch that is the human soul… or what’s left of it.


And this is how you get an entire generation of bad artists.


>The other issue frequently brought up by critics of UBI is the danger that an unconditional payment would disincentivise work Would that not lead to a rise in wages?


Holland did soemthing of this sort in the 1970s. The state was obligated to buy anything that was designated “art”. Offices filled up with kitch and trash glued to cardboard.