What if everyone got paid – even if they didn’t have a job? That’s the idea behind universal basic income, or UBI. Its advocates say we need it to protect humans who are losing their jobs to robots — and as one of the best ways to end poverty.
In this episode, Spencer Critchley talks to Natalie Foster of the Economic Security Project, which she started with Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes and Roosevelt Institute Fellow Dorian Warren to advocate for a UBI for all Americans.(more...) about What If Everyone Were Guaranteed a Paycheck?