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Chicago Tries to Tackle Poverty in the Worst Way Possible. Here’s What They’re Doing.

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is putting together a task force that will look into coming up with a “universal basic income” program in the city, which in all honesty, is likely a ploy by the mayor to solidify his progressive legacy in the city.

Oh, and in case it isn’t obvious, this is a really, really horrible idea.

The idea for the program, which would make monthly payments to a number of Chicago families without any conditions, has been floated around in the city for months now.

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Back in June, Chicago’s North Side Ald. Ameya Pawar introduced a resolution calling upon the mayor to launch the pilot of the program and pay 1,000 families $500 every month.

The new task force set up by Emanuel, according to the Chicago Tribune, will have a panel that will decide whether such welfare initiative could work in the city.

Pawar, who will be part of the panel, claims universal basic income is a way to tackle poverty amid the loss of jobs due to automation and the offshoring of industries.

But the creation of the task force may open Emmanuel for criticism, as it comes just less than a week after he announced that he won’t run for a third term. The decision to implement a potentially costly program will rest on the shoulders of another mayor.

Pawar told the Tribune that he doesn’t believe Emanuel is creating the task force only to claim credit for it without actually implementing.

“Chicago would be the largest city in the country to take this step,” he said. “I think the mayor sees this as a chance to lead the way as cities try to grapple with poverty and income inequality at a time the federal government is not addressing those things. This would be a legacy issue [for Emanuel].”

First off, given how high taxation is in Chicago already, this program is not going to be sustainable. It’s going to create higher levels of poverty than it eradicates. There’s nothing free in this life. Nothing. Someone, somewhere, foots the bill. Always.

Secondly, this strips folks incentive to work and better themselves even further than the current welfare system already does. Why work harder when you’re getting “free” money from your fellow tax payers?

This isn’t going to tackle poverty. It’s going to create it.

Source: Fox News

 

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