UN report suggests temporary basic income to help world’s poorest

Posted by on July 23, 2020 1:53 pm
Categories: US National Stories

NEW YORK – A temporary basic income for the world’s poorest 2.7 billion people in 132 developing countries could help slow the spread of the coronavirus by allowing them to stay home, according to a UN Development Programme (UNDP) report released on Thursday. The report suggests three options – top-ups on existing average incomes, lump-sum…