Any UBI scheme must be paid for with sales taxes. Oh “Horror of Horrors!” you might exclaim. Sales taxes are so regressive! Yet, we currently give corporations a tax deduction for marketing expenses: we pay them to brainwash children to become consumers. How will anyone know the costs of consumptionism and the exploitive systems it supports when they are getting paid to be consumers (UBI) with no feedback telling them the actual price? I fully support UBI. I don’t support blind consumption. People need a viable informed choice between supporting their own life and place with their labors or supporting their exploiters' deceptions.

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