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No More WorkWhy 'Full Employment' is a Bad Idea, or, what Happens when Work Disappears$
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James Livingston

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781469630656

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630656.001.0001

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The Family Assistance Plan and the End of Work

The Family Assistance Plan and the End of Work

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No More Work

James Livingston

University of North Carolina Press

This chapter describes the US Congress’s attempts to pass a universal basic income scheme in 1970. It details the work of Nixon Administration operatives, Donald Rumsfeld and Dick Cheney, to accomplish this effort. It describes the sociological experiments that proved that decoupling income from work actually had a positive effect.

Keywords:   Family Assistance Plan, Nixon, Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney, Office of Economic Opportunity

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