56%
Yes
44%
No
46%
Yes
36%
No
10%
Yes, everyone should receive an income to cover basic necessities including food and housing
8%
No, this will encourage people not to work and harm economic growth

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 @9LGNMBR answered…6 days6D

Yes, if it is protected against a response by private businesses and individuals to increase prices for basic necessities such as food and housing.

 @9JMNKFRanswered…2mos2MO

Yes, though this should be instead a Universal Basic Goods, where food, water, electricity, housing, and other such human rights are free and guaranteed.

 @9GCGPFWanswered…6mos6MO

No, jobs should be more sustainable, cost of living should be reduced or wages should increase at an equal rate

 @9G23JBFanswered…6mos6MO

Yes, however the establishing of a Universal Basic Services program addresses inequality better, and should be instituted first.

 @9DNJPSJanswered…8mos8MO

who pays it and who decides how much ? what happens when no body wants to do the jobs that are low paid because they can get paid more not to work

 @9DDBFK5answered…8mos8MO

It would depend on level of privatisation of utilities and healthcare, as well as how this would change welfare system

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