Save Our Families

A conservative case for universal basic income

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As a conservative, I’ve always loved this chestnut from G.K. Chesterton:

Don’t ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up.

It’s a lesson in thinking about second-order consequences. A conservative might also add: “Don’t ever enact a government program unless you can foresee the…