Is Free Money the Future of the Safety Net?

Universal Basic Income is gaining in popularity, among socialists and libertarians alike. But when it comes to implementation, the devil is in the details.

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As the idea of a universal basic income (UBI) becomes increasingly mainstream, INET’s Pia Malaney sits down with journalist Annie Lowrey to discuss her book Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World (Crown, 2018). Lowrey explains what brings diverse groups together to endorse UBI, but how their proposals can differ wildly.

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