Here is what Buckminster Fuller wrote on the subject:https://t.co/mCaLOSEzx9. Bear in mind, 1.3% of employed Americans are farmers or ranchers and they feed all the rest of us. What if we forced them to farm as they did in 1900, who would that benefit? https://t.co/Kp3W2DiN4b
— Gerald Huff Fund For Humanity (@FundForHumanity) May 6, 2021
It’s helpful to read anti-UBI opinions like this to understand why the new monthly child benefit is such a big deal and should be made permanent. The checks are visible. Parents will know they’re getting them unlike an invisible tax subsidy. That’s a great thing and builds trust. https://t.co/9t8ulzyvW3
— Scott Santens 🧢🏄♂️ (@scottsantens) April 7, 2021
America’s child-poverty slashing efforts in the American Rescue Plan are inspiring other monthly benefits around the globe.
Italy’s Senate unanimously passes a child benefit of €250 per child each month:https://t.co/96NSSwVBMM
— Humanity Forward (@HumanityForward) April 5, 2021
21 Senators are looking to avoid repeating what took place last summer, when a jobless benefit boost expired and contributed to millions of Americans falling into poverty.
They’re behind the idea of monthly checks, and so are we.https://t.co/aFktfxyHeD
— Humanity Forward (@HumanityForward) March 30, 2021