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#UBI #Yang2020 #FreedomDividend

Why UBI Isn't Progressive

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Published on Sep 27, 2019

Who doesn't want free money? Sure, a universal basic income ($1,000 a month with "no strings attached") sounds like a good idea. But under presidential candidate Andrew Yang's plan, a UBI would replace government benefits and would be paid for by the working class, not the rich. Newsbroke's Matt Lieb explains how the "Freedom Dividend" is simply a way to maintain the current economic status quo.

(The opinions expressed on Newsbroke are those of the creators and do not necessarily reflect the editorial policies of AJ+.)

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