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There’s no mistake: a Universal Basic Income would work

Jon Cruddas and Tom Kibasi are wrong—"modified" UBI is the way forward

By Stewart Lansley & Howard Reed  

©Volunteers lying down banners on Strasse des 17. Juni which read 'What would you do if your income were taken care of?' in Berlin, Germany, 29 May 2016 ©Bernd von Jutrczenka/DPA/PA Images

Jon Cruddas and Tom Kibasi are not paid-up members of the Universal Basic Income fan-club—as their article in the July issue of ProspectA Universal Basic Mistake—shows. As they put it, a UBI would “discourage work, perpetuate…

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