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Tom Kibasi

Progressive think-tank IPPR director. · bio · twitter


Universal Basic Income disagreed by Tom Kibasi
Embedded in the idea of universal basic income is the assumption that some jobs are worthwhile, and others not. Some may sneer at “McJobs”—but cleaners in McDonald’s stop infections, just as cleaners in NHS hospitals do.(...) Proponents of UBI ignore the value of such work: it only makes sense to be emancipated from an obligation that is inherently undesirable. Yet the universal basic income inst... See More
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