Corporate Bailout or Cash Transfers for All, including Children? | Sabine Saliba | Inter Press Service News Agency | August 6, 2020
This “left-leaning” article includes propaganda about COVID-19 along with some legitimate concerns.
. . . The impact of unemployment should not be underestimated. Millions of parents are already struggling to maintain their livelihoods, with the International Labour Organization estimating that 25 million people may lose their jobs . . .
Countries around the world have approved more than US$11 trillion worth of emergency measures, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and big businesses and multinational corporations [who run everything] are receiving the largest share of the bailouts.
Human rights groups say that this approach has put concerns for human rights in the shadows . . . impos[ing] austerity on the majority while providing subsidised prosperity for the elite few.”
The privatization and commercialization of education during COVID-19 is mentioned.
Universal Basic Income is recommended as a good thing – that is, create the problem and provide the solution (the same big corporate powers control the left-wing)
The rising critics of corporate bailouts have brought an old debate back to the table: Universal Basic Income (UBI).