How to reduce economic inequality
in The end of populism
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In this chapter it is argued that one of the structural causes of populism is growing socio-economic inequality, which evokes reminiscences of the steep inequality which existed in the “Gilded Age” at the end of the nineteenth century. The author pleads for an innovative approach, proposing the introduction of a universal basic income or a negative income tax. He discusses pertinent questions, such as: Can we afford it? And will it not take away the incentive to work?

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