are in favor of a guaranteed, unconditional cash transfer

According to a recent poll by Pew Research, 45% of U.S. adults

of $1,000 per month for all adult citizens.1 Such proposals,

commonly referred to as universal basic income (UBI)strategies, have quickly captured public interest due to theirincreased traction in modern politics. Figure 1, which illustratesthis growing interest, shows Google search frequency for theterm, “universal basic income.”2 Values of 100 indicate peaksearch interest while values of zero indicate no interest.A Universal Basic Income:Effective or Overkill? Jacob B. GrantSearch interest for “universal basic income” peaked in2020 when Andrew Yang made a bid for the democraticpresidential nomination on the promise of a $1,000 […]

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