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Does the Basic Income overlook disabled individuals?

The Universal Basic Income movement continues to pick up steam around the world, with reports that Finland is interested in starting its own UBI pilot program, joining a growing list of countries around the world. Still, many important questions surround the details of a basic income system. One criticism raised even by some supporters is that many recent discussions of

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Jennifer M. Mays, “Countering disablism: an alternative universal income support system based on egalitarianism”

Abstract:”The long-term vision of economic security and social participation for people with a disability held by disability activists and policy-makers has not been realized on a global scale. This is despite the implementation of various poverty alleviation initiatives by international and national governments. Indeed within advanced Western liberal democracies, the inequalities and poverty gaps have widened rather than closed. This

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