We need a UBI to survive this crisis

We are in the midst of both a health crisis and an economic crisis. In order to quickly address the economic crisis, we need to have a universal basic income now.

As of this writing, millions of Americans have filed for unemployment (16.8 million). Many more haven’t been able to get through to unemployment in order to file. While the CARES Act expanded unemployment to the self-employed, states have not yet been given direction as to how to process these claims. To make things more complicated, many Americans were juggling multiple jobs and side-hustles before the…



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