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TitleRethinking the Idea of a Basic Income for All
ContactLiz Harman
Contact E-mailharman, at
Contact Phone6192604682
News OrganizationNew York Times

New York Times -- She cited a paper by the philosopher Matt Zwolinski of the University of San Diego in the December 2011 issue of the journal Basic Income Studies, which also contained other papers by libertarians supporting the basic income concept. While acknowledging that most libertarians would reject explicit redistribution of income, he pointed to several libertarians, including the economists F.A. Hayek and Milton Friedman, who favored the idea of a basic universal income. (Full Story)