PBS NewsHour

Pandemic reignites idea of universal basic income

Clip: 03/28/2020 | 13m

The federal stimulus package that will provide relief checks to some families impacted by the pandemic, has reignited the idea of universal basic income. One testing ground for UBI is in Stockton, California, where a pilot program is underway. Hari Sreenivasan spoke with Stockton's mayor, the program's director and several researchers studying UBI as part of our series, "Chasing the Dream."

Aired: 03/28/20

Rating: NR

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