Finland is about to wipe out a bunch of social service programs for the poor, and replace them with a monthly stipend — a Universal Basic Income — for everyone. Believe it or not, Milton Friedman proposed this years ago as, essentially, a “negative income tax.” You might be surprised at my reaction to the plan in Scott Ott Podcast #41. Listen and tell me yours.
In this episode of Scott Ott Show (#24)…
— New Finnish Model gets nanny state off the backs of the poor and guarantees everyone a basic income. Is it worth a shot?
— Amos Dudley made his own braces for $60 with a 3D printer. Cool
— Ivanpah Solar facility uses your money to make expensive electricity, and kill eagles
— Accidental text message brings unexpected visit to new parents
— Nana B passes into legend. My tribute.