Imagine getting $500 a month “no strings attached”. The mayor of Stockton, California and the Economic Security Project will give about a hundred families $500 a month for 18 months to study the economic and social impacts of giving people a basic income. With technology impacting the job market, the universal basic income experiment has been touted as Stockton’s best bet to invest in its own people.
What’s your take? Is Universal Basic Income a good idea? If so, what would be a fair monthly basic income?
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