Pandemic Policymaking: An Opportunity For UBI Supporters

Universal Basic Income Universal basic income (UBI) is an economic policy that guarantees each governed citizen a periodic sum of money, no strings attached. Unlike other types of social security, every person can receive UBI benefits regardless of factors like employment status or income. Most recently, former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang used his platform […]

The Importance of a Universal Basic Income

INTRODUCTION Lorena Schneehagen, a preschool teacher in Ann Arbor, Michigan, who is currently employed, says that the ending of the federal government’s assistance the week of July 27th due to the COVID-19 pandemic will hit her and her family extremely hard. She states that that extra money each week has helped with paying for food […]