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Giving People Cash To Do Nothing Won’t Reduce California Poverty

By Tim Anaya ● Pacific Research Center ● 07/19/2018


The latest hot social theory in California is universal basic income. Essentially, it’s about paying people to do nothing.  Academics and tech titans have promoted it to address poverty, rising costs of living, and even the temporarily disruptive effects of innovation. Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs has generated…