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Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, Revolutionize Work, and Remake the World, by Annie Lowrey

November 05, 2018

Imagine if every month the government deposited $1,000 into your bank account, with nothing expected in return. It sounds crazy. But it has become one of the most influential and hotly debated policy ideas nowadays. In this sparkling and provocative book, economics writer Annie Lowrey examines the UBI movement from many angles. She explores the potential of such a sweeping policy and shows how it has the potential to solve some of our most intractable economic problems.

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