I have just read again in a just-started discussion about new tax models, changes in economic system with unconditional basic income for all.
First: Who are "all"? Are "all", all foreigners who have somehow managed to Germany, or, attracted them, pitch their tents here somehow accomplish? In all the discussions I've got to face in this regard so far, this question was simply excluded. I feel not only as an indictment, but also as disingenuous if not dishonest.
Furthermore, stands the argument is not that people were working when they had an unconditional basic income, so it all voluntarily, bravely and cheerfully. This is contrary to all experience of life. Many worked maybe a few hours black in order to be able to afford a new flat and rather lounged otherwise only around on the couch and on the street. Or, if you introduce a very harsh police state, the black work immediately punished by imprisonment, just a couple of hours logged, regular.
I do not know who else hergäbe diligently to purify the morning at four toilets to work at night on the highway for road construction, etc. in the foundry
That this argument, that these people would then just pay for it well does not sting. Consider this approach only a little more closely, and you will recognize the hollowness of light.
And all of the bills on which the models, indicating that directories an unconditional basic income, as measured by contemporary social issues, would be easily affordable, are naïve bills. You are all that is assuming that the workers still achieved the same excesses that must now serve it. (more ...)