Tag Archives: Economics

More on Yang and UBI

While it appears that the initial Alt-Right enthusiasm for Andrew Yang’s presidential campaign has waned significantly, I believe it is still worthwhile to offer some further criticism of UBI and its popularity on the far right. Many of those on the Alt-Right who joined the “Yang Gang” undoubtedly did so purely for the lulz and …

Andrew Yang, Richard Spencer and the Problem Universal Basic Income

Andrew Yang’s presidential campaign has brought even greater media attention to the issue of a universal basic income (UBI). Yang’s plan is outlined on his campaign website: “Andrew would implement a Universal Basic Income, ‘The Freedom Dividend,’ of $1,000/month, $12,000 a year for every American adult over the age of 18. This is independent of …