Monday, March 26, 2012

United States: Socialist Party USA Candidate Alexander Calls for a Basic Income Guaranteed (BIG)

26 March 2012

By Felix Cohen
Basic Income News

"Stewart Alexander, the nominee of the Socialist Party USA (SPUSA) for President of the United States, is calling for a Basic Income Guaranteed (BIG) for everyone 20 years of age and over. He supports a BIG that will help meet the basic needs of the unemployed, the poor, the elderly, college students, the homeless, the basic needs of veterans, single parents, and the disabled. Alexander has supported the concept of BIG for more than two decades and his program is the was the concept is understood internationally. Under Alexander’s BIG Plan, an individual would qualify for the guaranteed income at the age of 20 and would receive a basic minimum income indefinitely adjusted to inflation..."

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