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Grade 9-12
On-Demand Webinar

UBI: What is Universal Basic Income?

November 17 7:00-8:00pm ET
Time: 60 mins,
Updated: January 19 2023,
Presenter: Doug Young


Teachers will be able to:

– Explore causes for and solutions to persistent poverty.

– Identify the causes of a changing labor market.

This video is available to view for EconEdLink members only.

In this economics webinar, discuss inequality and the controversial concept every that a set amount of cash can protect against poverty.


Learn what Thomas Paine, Martin Luther King, Jr., Richard Nixon and Andrew Yang have in common. UBI has long been supported as a way to streamline public benefits, and has been practiced around the world in various models.

Can such a program provide some of the inequality relief needed, and will Democrats and Republicans be able to find common ground should this idea reach Congress?  Or s this too much of a “socialist” program for the American people?