by Fred Douglas
“The primary source of evil is inequality.” -Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The cause in this case is a basic income. Here are some suggestions for an effective letter to our elected public servants on that topic. These guidelines are for those who know what a basic income is, and for those who want to know what it is. In short, having an assured basic income would be a measure of economic democracy for all citizens living in this country of astounding abundance. And it’s something that would be good for the economy.
However, if you have another pressing concern, what follows can be modified to suit your needs. Take whatever you need from the following points. Remember, a progressive letter is a simple letter, but one that covers the essential bases. Someone in your group could construct a cogent salvo and all members could sign it. Continue reading