Coronavirus UK – Open letter by over 700 academics & public figures demand basic income to save lives

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Coronavirus UK – Open letter by over 700 academics & public figures demand basic income to save lives

"We need urgent action in the form of universal basic income in order to take care of people."

March 30, 2020
published March 30, 2020

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Jim Bryan, a Professor of Economics at Manhattanville College contributed to an open letter about the effects of Coronavirus on the economy. 

 

"An open letter signed by over 700 academics is calling for emergency universal basic income to provide for all the people facing financial hardship. This pandemic is putting millions of jobs at risk, putting many people into poverty.  The letter was originally published in the Independent."

 

Read the full article here.

 

 

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