April 25, 2024
Politics and GovernmentPope Francis Suggests ‘It Might Be Time to Consider a Universal Basic Income’ on Easter

Pope Francis Suggests ‘It Might Be Time to Consider a Universal Basic Income’ on Easter

  • "This may be the time to consider a universal basic wage which would acknowledge and dignify the noble, essential tasks you carry out," The Pope wrote in his letter. "It would ensure and concretely achieve the ideal, at once so human and so Christian, of no worker without rights."
  • On Easter Sunday, in a letter to prominent social leaders, the Pope suggested that it may be time to consider a Universal Basic Income. UBI, Universal Basic Income, is a theoretical practice that enacts an ongoing basic wage to any citizen paid by the government.

    The theory is similar to welfare, in that, each citizen of said country would receive an income paid for by the governing authorities. Also, what the Pope suggested has already been tried in several countries and has proven failure....

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