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“A Brief History of the Idea That Everyone Should Get Free Cash for Life” (Mother Jones)

(Credit to: The American Prospect) Delphine d’Amora from Mother Jones has offered a brief history of the idea of basic income, tracking its development from the 18th century to its current resurgence with prominent modern advocates, such as Belgian philosophy professor Philippe van Parijs, and various basic income experiments ongoing in a number of countries. “After decades of obscurity, the

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