Nearly half of Americans are in favor of giving cash handouts of $500-$2,000 a month to residents when robots take their jobs.
A survey of 500 individuals in the U.S. released today found that 46 percent of people support the idea of a universal basic income, through which the government gives a cash handout to any resident, irrespective of employment status.
"The general concept of a floor on income is generally acceptable to and popular with voters. This is a solid first step," writes Misha Chellam , the founder of startup-training company Tradecraft and a signatory of the Economic Security Project, […]
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