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UBS is the only proposal that is unconditional, enables free choice of labour activity, reduces costs and intentionally includes measures to reduce environmental impact.
Insecurity may be considered a creative motivator in the land of plenty, but in the normal world it is the root of disintegration.
Basic income would fail without Universal Basic Services, and is unaffordable with the services.
If the government can guarantee citizens’ access to healthcare, housing, education and training, without regard to employment status, those citizens will be protected, even though they are not necessarily typically salaried workers.
Universal free social/aged care would only cost 0.1% GDP more than current government proposal.