To The Guardian:
April 22 2021
Many economists like the idea of a universal basic income because it increases the consumption possibilities of the people who receive it. Similarly, there is support for the universal provision of goods and services because it removes income as a constraint upon consumption. Professor Simon Lewis (https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/apr/22/earth-day-environmental-catastrophe-policy) then recommends both to reduce consumption.
Is there something in the water at UCL? Should we be staging an intervention? Or was the error in the publishing schedule and the first day of this month was missed?
Adam Smith Institute
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