People in Two U.S. States Will Get $1,000 a Month in a New Basic Income Trial

September 29, 2017



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If futurist's predictions are correct, there will be far fewer jobs available in the future because of the incorporation of robots and artificial intelligence in the workplace. How will people survive without the ability to generate income? One solution calls for a Universal Basic Income or UBI.

Tech startup fund Y Combinator has announced plans for a new basic income trial in the United States. The experiment could yield valuable new insights regarding universal basic income's potential to address job loss due to automation.



With millions of people at risk of unemployment due to advancing technology, any and all potential solutions to keep these people above the poverty line are worth considering.





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