Tue, Nov 17|
UBI: What is Universal Basic Income?
In this economics webinar, discuss inequality and the controversial concept every that a set amount of cash can protect against poverty.
Time & Location
Nov 17, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
About the event
Teachers will be able to:
– Explore causes for and solutions to persistent poverty.
– Identify the causes of a changing labor market.Description
Learn what Thomas Paine, Martin Luther King, Jr., Richard Nixon and Andrew Yang have in common. UBI has long been supported as a way to streamline public benefits, and has been practiced around the world in various models.
Can such a program provide some of the inequality relief needed, and will Democrats and Republicans be able to find common ground should this idea reach Congress? Or is this too much of a “socialist” program for the American people?