The Public Interest

A critique of the guaranteed annual income

James C. Vadakin

Spring 1968

Over recent years, the idea of some form of guaranteed annual income program covering all Americans has captured the interest of many scholars. Numerous proposals, varying both in philosophy and content, have been advanced. Their authors have been, in most cases, persons of recognized stature although of widely differing political persuasion- two factors which help to account for the wide degree of attention that has been generated. 

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