UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME IS A LEFT-WING LIBERATION IDEAL THAT RISKS RIGHT-WING AUTHORITARIAN CONTROL

Universal Basic Income is going to happen. Sooner or later. The real question is whether it'll be truly universal and without strings or whether it's weaponized by authority into a control mechanism. If the latter is what happens, we can kiss democracy goodbye. Forever.

UNITED STATES, EUROPE, CHINA – ECONOMIES IN PARALLEL

Europe and the United States are the two largest economic blocs. I found this interesting map showing how the European countries would map onto the 50 United States, by equivalent GDP. Plus a few notes on China's wealth as a nation versus a Chinese individual.