Remember, before the coronavirus, the pay for lower-income workers was rising at a faster pace than anyone else’s? So, why is the idea of universal basic income (UBI) gaining ground now, and why is paying every adult $1,000 a month even a solution to the fight against Covid-19? Steve Forbes on the ethical and practical problems related to UBI and the detrimental economic consequences such payouts could cause.

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Universal Basic Income: Free Money For Everybody? — Steve Forbes | What’s Ahead | Forbes