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In this episode of NowThis World, Alex Janin will explain Universal Basic Income, what it is, and why it’s becoming a popular subject of debate.
Countries around the world have piloted versions of the UBI experiment including Kenya, Canada, Finland, the Netherlands, and Spain, and others have proposed versions in places like India and Scotland.
As UBI grows in popularity - it also becomes a more controversial topic of debate. So, let us know your thoughts. Would something like this work in the U.S.?
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