Universal Basic Income

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Lorrine Paradela poses for a photograph in Stockton, California on February 7, 2020. Paradela, a 45-year-old single mother, is one of the 125 Stockton residents receiving monthly cash disbursements. The scoffed-at idea of paying everyone a basic income as machines take people's jobs is getting a fresh look as a possible remedy for economies cratered by the coronavirus pandemic.
"If there isn't a minimum income floor to fall back on when this kind of massive shock hits, people literally have no options."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
A sign warns residents to take steps to contol the coronavirus outbreak at the entrance to the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn on March 19, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: Victor J. Blue/Getty Images)
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Julia Conley, staff writer
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