Libertarci, četudi navdušeni nad univerzalnim temeljnim dohodkom, tega Varoufakisovega razmišljanja ne bodo prebavili. Liberalci bodo skočili v zrak. Meni pa je ideja, da se UTD financira prek dividend iz kapitalskh deležev v vsakem novem tehnološkem podjetju, ki gre v IPO (zakaj ne v vseh?), zelo všeč. Varoufakisov predlog je dobro utemeljen.
ATHENS – The right to laziness has traditionally been only for the propertied rich, whereas the poor have had to struggle for decent wages and working conditions, unemployment and disability insurance, universal health care, and other accoutrements of a dignified life. The idea that the poor should be granted an unconditional income sufficient to live on has been anathema not only to the high and mighty, but also to the labor movement, which embraced an ethic revolving around reciprocity, solidarity, and contributing to society. [To read on click here.]