Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Why more than 500 political figures globally have called for universal basic income in the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19)

We, a growing group of now over 500 academics and public figures on all continents, have signed the following open letter, calling on our governments to enact emergency basic income to save lives.

We are living in unprecedented times – as the Covid-19 virus spreads rapidly across the globe, it undermines the very foundations of the global economy. And, just as pandemics cannot be dealt with using ordinary public health measures, global economic collapse requires more than traditional welfare policies. Read More