To eliminate poverty and promote economic egalitarianism, which is the right policy, Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) which provides everyone with a minimum level of material security regardless of employment, or Job Guarantee (JG) which provides everyone with a job?

Brad Voracek writes the right approach is not to pit these two ideas against each other. He points out the two policies have much in common, and supporters of BIG and JG are on the same side. The real opposition is the ineffective and disorganized status quo and those who support it.

Brad Vorecek, “The Basic Income and Job Guarantees are Complementary, not Opposing Policies.” (December 7, 2016).

 

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