A daft idea from socialist intellectual idiots that has quickly acquired sacred cow status among the mindless mobs that make up 'the left' is Universal Basic Income. Among the most prominent champions of UBI are a clutch of Silicon Valley billionaires, whose complete lack of ethical awareness and track record for exploiting low paid workers should make us wonder why we continue to support their shoddy products.
Throwing Rocks at Google, Facebook, Twitter, Tesla and Uber is one of this sites main product lines. It isn't just about their dishonesty, abuses of privacy, abuses of investors cash or the fact that their 'creative destruction' is more liklely to be destructive destruction killing jobs and impoverisng the poor to make the obscenely rich even richer, it's also about the inequity embedded in the digital economy: how the growth of digital startups was draining the real economy and making it harder for people to participate in creating value, make any money, or keep up with rising rents.
Universal Basic Income Is Silicon Valley’s Latest Scam - originally posted on Government Slaves (this may yake a few seconds to load)