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Connections: Discussing Universal Basic Income

Apr 11, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is making noise with a call for a UBI, a Universal Basic Income. He’s proposing $1,000 per month, for life, once a person turns 18 years old. Yang says the age of automation is going to threaten many more jobs than is currently understood.

Our panel debates whether a UBI can be a viable way to transition the human era into the age of automation. In studio: