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Obama and Bezos Could Make Basic Income Work

Leonid Bershidsky
Obama and Bezos Could Make Basic Income Work

Obama has mentioned the UBI before, in a 2016 Wired interview, as an idea that would need broad-based support to work. Amazon didn’t pay any U.S.  federal taxes last year, and it’s been good at minimizing tax payments in Europe, too. Yanis Varoufakis, the former Greek finance minister and a fiery leftist, has proposed a different solution.