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Helping Eddie: The Need for a Universal Basic Income

December 6, 2017


by Keefe Liew Wen-Jun In “Ploughing On: The Faces and Insecurities of Singapore’s Elderly Working Poor”, Cunico, Lim, and Han describe the story of Eddie (1-2). Eddie is a 63-year-old Singaporean with no lifesavings. He is unable to hold full-time employment because he is the sole caretaker of his deaf brother. Although Eddie has a […]

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