Capitalism

Opinion: ‘Local business’ is an oxymoron

Opinion: ‘Local business’ is an oxymoron

Public institutions have a pretty bad track record as of late. In the United States, everywhere from police departments up to Congress has been looked on disdainfully recently. Globally, news about undemocratic elections, abuses of power and just general incompetence have been coming around again and again.

Opinion: Universal Basic Income is a step in the right direction

Opinion: Universal Basic Income is a step in the right direction

The idea is exactly as its title would suggest: Every person gets a stipend from the government just for existing. By most popular definitions, UBI does not discriminate or change based on any factor besides age—kids probably won’t be receiving a monthly check under any program.