Basic Income: A Remedy for a Sick Labor Market?

Source: Herbert J. Gans, Challenge, Volume 57, Number 2, March-April 2014
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From the abstract:
Given the low job creation of recent years, the persistence of poverty, and stagnating wages for so many, it is time to think of cash grants to Americans, according to the author. He offers us a historical review of past proposals and some practical new ideas of his own.