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Basic Income Worldwide: Horizons of Reform by Matthew C. Murray, M. Murray, C. Pateman

By Matthew C. Murray, M. Murray, C. Pateman

In the middle of becoming feedback of present monetary orthodoxies and welfare platforms, uncomplicated source of revenue is transforming into in attractiveness. this can be the 1st booklet to debate present at examples of uncomplicated source of revenue, in either wealthy and negative nations, and to contemplate its customers in different places all over the world.

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S. Congress. The purpose of the bill would be to act as a vehicle to use as a rallying point to generate support for the idea of a BIG. Not all groups with legislative agendas use bills in this way, but having a piece of legislation can be helpful. Allan Sheahen, with help from Steve Shafarman, took on the job of looking for someone in Congress to introduce such a bill. In June 2004, Congressman Bob Filner (Democrat from California) agreed and asked the USBIG Committee to find someone to draft a proposal for the bill.

The programmes, like the guaranteed income movement generally, found adherents on both left and right, but also found opposition from both left and right. Southern and conservative senators generally opposed the bill because they felt the minimum ($133 a month for a family of four) was too high. They also opposed the principle of a guaranteed income. ” Some liberal senators opposed FAP because they felt it was inadequate and repressive. ” The National Association of Social Workers and the National Welfare Rights Organization were also opposed to the plan.

8 The dotted line represents the WHO expected normal distribution of weight for age. The dashed line depicts the nutritional status of the children before the introduction of the BIG, with 42 percent malnutrition. The dashed-dotted blue line confirms the direct and dramatic impact the introduction of the BIG had on malnutrition, dropping to 17 percent within just six months. The solid line represents the nutritional status of children by November 2008 with malnutrition dropping even further to 10 percent.

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