Few other social reforms get the same strong reaction as the suggestion of an unconditionally periodic payment to all citizens. The discussion about universal basic income does not only take place between right- and left-wing parties. It very often occurs within traditional ideologies. However, the clash generally narrows down to whatever this is a threat or a solution to our social problems.
The podcast includes perspectives from Andreas Bergh, a professor in Economics at Lund University, and Shayan Saalabi, a student at the University of California, Los Angeles.