460. Universal Basic Income

It was a great pleasure to be joined by UCD Professor Emeritus and member of Universal Basic Income Ireland, John Baker.

We had a great discussion on the need for UBI as a new baseline for human dignity, the need to match UBI with Universal Basic Services and the economic and nationalist arguments against introducing such a scheme. This is a subject that we will be returning to as the Covid pandemic has shown the need to rethink our social safety nets.

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  1. Great topic to cover… Unfortunately there’s no sound coming through. Anyone else experience this?

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