Guaranteed minimum income debate
Author: Assoc. prof. Diana Sabotinova, PhD
Discussion of a guaranteed income reminds us of what a just and fair society must guarantee to everyone: an adequate degree of unconditional economic independence. The debate over a guaranteed income points out some of the key necessary ingredients of economic security for all people. But a guaranteed income alone cannot satisfy the full scope of collective and public responsibility a just society bears for the wealth of its population.