These types of reductive analogies are so disconnected from reality that they are useless.
Just the two major flaws here, there is no support that there "would be zero incentive to work." That really makes no sense. Andrew Yang’s UBI proposal was $1000 a month or $12K/year. In California a minimum wage worker will make about $29K/ year. A UBI would almost have no effect on the majority of people’s "incentive to work." And for a minority where a UBI might remove an incentive to work, so what? If a 20-year-old starving artist wants to live off a UBI so […]