The LSE’s Minouche Shafik on How To Fix Our Broken Society
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It was an ongoing question before the pandemic, but coronavirus has made it all the more urgent. With global inequality and extreme poverty on the rise, how do we patch up the many holes in the world's social safety nets? The idea of governments providing all adults with a set amount of cash on a regular basis, no strings attached, is gaining attention worldwide. But London School of Economics Director Minouche Shafik tells Ian Bremmer, for her, universal basic income "is like giving up on people."
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