The pros and cons of Universal Basic Income

The pros and cons of Universal Basic Income

One of the most bothersome parts of election time is sorting through the different ideas and their relation to your life as an American citizen.

Democrat presidential candidates have proposed many alternatives to President Donald Trump’s economic policies. Several have drafted a universal income plan in years past, but Andrew Yang’s proposal for the “Freedom Dividend” Universal Basic Income (UBI) is an interesting discussion topic in the upcoming elections.

Yang’s plan proposes that “a set of guaranteed payments [be made] of $1,000 per month, or $12,000 per year, to all U.S. citizens over the age of 18. Yes, that means you […]

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