David Wheeler: U.S. should provide a monthly cash payment to every American
Wheeler: A guaranteed minimum income can address unemployment issue
He says it would be a psychological benefit, lift the economy, and create stability
Wheeler: It is also cheaper than our current malfunctioning safety net
Editor’s Note: David R. Wheeler lives in Lexington, Kentucky, where he is a freelance writer and a journalism professor at Asbury University. Follow him on Twitter @David_R_Wheeler The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
First, the bad news: Even if the economy improves, middle-class career paths will continue to disappear as globalization and technological innovation render more jobs obsolete.
Now, the good news: The fear, stres