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Universal Basic Income: Pennies from Heaven

by Paul O'Brien - £12.99  The History Press Ltd (2017)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781845883676 | ISBN 10: 1845883675

This book is about a radical idea: the idea that each of us deserves enough money on which to live - and that it should be paid independently of our personal means, and independently of whether we work, or even want to work. The concept of ‘basic income’ has been discussed internationally and has the potential to revolutionise the way that society functions. It would provide greater security for the young, for the self-employed and entrepreneurs as well as reshaping the social welfare system in its entirety.
 
In this book, author and academic Dr Paul O’Brien explores the arguments for and against the idea and explains how this very real proposal might work in practise.

(Price & availability last checked: July 2017)

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