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Should Government Programs be Universal or Targeted?

The Basic Income Podcast
The Basic Income Podcast
Should Government Programs be Universal or Targeted?
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One of the most common questions we get about basic income is, “why should it be universal?” Or put another way, “what’s the point of giving Bill Gates $1000 a month?” In this episode, Jim and Owen dive into the debate and break down the benefits and drawbacks of universal and targeted programs, and whether a hybrid approach would be possible.