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Andrew Yang: Universal Basic Income 'Inevitable,' Lauds $1K Payments as Best Part of Campaign

Posted on AllSides October 1st, 2021
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Andrew Yang may not have won the presidential election, but he credits his campaign with moving the country towards the "inevitable" implementation of a universal basic income program in the United States.

Yang has become synonymous with universal basic income and initially sought to focus his presidential campaign around the concept, not himself. Once a fringe theory, the possibility of the government sending monthly payments to Americans has gained traction, especially among young people, and was a main attractor of people to Yang's campaign.

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