In the next 12 years, 1 out of 3 American workers is at risk of losing their jobs to new technologies—and unlike with previous waves of automation, this time new jobs will not appear quickly enough in large enough numbers to make up for it. To avoid an unprecedented crisis, we’re going to have to find a new solution, unlike anything we’ve done before. It all begins with Universal Basic Income for all American adults, no strings attached – a foundation on which a stable, prosperous, and just society can be built.

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What is Universal Basic Income (UBI)?

Why does Andrew Yang want to implement Universal Basic Income (UBI) in America?

Who would get UBI in Andrew Yang’s plan?

How would we pay for Universal Basic Income?

What are the benefits of Universal Basic Income?

Is there evidence to support the case for UBI?

I’ve never heard of Universal Basic Income. Where did it come from? Who supports it?

Why do we need Universal Basic Income now?

What impact would Universal Basic Income have on the economy?

Wouldn’t that cause rampant inflation?

Won’t people spend their money on dumb things like drugs and alcohol?

Won’t people stop working?

What about variations in the cost of living? Wouldn’t major cities need much more money than rural areas?

Why would you give Universal Basic Income to the rich?

Why can’t we just retrain people who lose their jobs?

I don’t see robots. Isn’t this early?

If Universal Basic Income is so great why haven’t we done it already?

Will this lead to mass immigration to the United States?

Isn’t this Communism/Socialism?

Wouldn’t employers just start paying less?

This sounds great! What can I do to make it happen?