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This is a crosspost from Nextdoor.


title: In the spirit of Christmas giving...

Transcript: https://www.patreon.com/posts/59925561

Rebecca covered a lot more ground in this than I expected. I knew she'd go into the scientific literature, because that's absolutely her wheelhouse, but she went beyond just the science and the immediate topic of #UBI.

TLDW: It seems clear that anyone who has looked at the evidence and still doesn't support UBI doesn't actually want to solve #poverty.

Also: Teach a woman to milk a cow, and you feed* her as long as she has access to a cow; give a woman a cow, and you feed her for life (and lift her out of poverty).

(* for a certain very flexible definition of "feed", I guess)