More Americans oppose than favor the government providing a universal basic income for all adult citizens

Posted on AllSides August 24th, 2020
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A narrow majority of U.S. adults (54%) say they would oppose the federal government providing a guaranteed income – sometimes called a universal basic income (UBI) – of about $1,000 per month for all adult citizens, whether or not they work; 45% favor the proposal.

Young people favor a universal basic income by about two-to-one; much less support among older adults
The idea of the government providing a universal basic income for all adult citizens draws broad and intense opposition among Republicans, but is generally supported by Democrats, according...

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