Another California City is Trying a Universal Basic Income: Will it Work?

Another California City is Trying a Universal Basic Income: Will it Work? By Andrew Berryhill Will this program be an improvement to the status quo, or just an ineffective waste of money? Starting in 2019, the city of Stockton will join San Francisco and Oakland in testing a “Universal Basic Income” (UBI) program that could eventually be expanded to a state or national level. The official website for the initiative explains: The [program] will provide at least 100 Stocktonians with a Guaranteed Income of $500 per month for 18 months. The Guaranteed…

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