The British Medical Journal has published an article by Anthony Painter of the Royal Society of Arts entitled ‘Universal Basic Income: The answer to poverty, insecurity, and health inequality?’
… The evidence suggests that a universal basic income could help improve recipients’ mental and physical health. The RSA has already called for a trial of a universal basic income in the UK. It would give people a better foundation and greater control over their lives in and out of work. Failure to test this promising intervention in a rigorous way would be a failure of government and a missed opportunity to invest in the health and wellbeing of an increasingly insecure and unequal society.
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