The Best Way to Eradicate Poverty: Welfare Not Jobs

The Best Way to Eradicate Poverty: Welfare Not Jobs
By Matt Bruenig

September 18, 2018 at 08:48AM
via People’s Policy Project https://www.peoplespolicyproject.org/2018/09/18/the-best-way-to-eradicate-poverty-welfare-not-jobs/

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There are three basic insights that flow from this data: 1) poverty overwhelmingly afflicts nonworkers, 2) half of the population does not work, and 3) nearly everyone who is not currently working in our society cannot or should not work. Once you accept all of these insights, the solution to poverty becomes very clear: a welfare state that provides income to nonworking people.»