Annie Lowrey on Universal Basic Income and the economy.

Can a Universal Basic Income Fix American Society?

Can a Universal Basic Income Fix American Society?

Pointed interviews with Isaac Chotiner.
July 20 2018 10:00 AM

I Have to Ask: The Annie Lowrey Edition

The author of Give People Money on whether America needs a universal basic income.

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Annie Lowery.

Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Blythwood/Wikimedia Commons.

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Annie Lowrey is the author of Give People Money and a contributing editor at the Atlantic. She sits down with Isaac Chotiner to discuss how a universal basic income could help American workers, whether we should be skeptical of an idea loved by Silicon Valley titans, and how to create a welfare state that is less vulnerable to political attacks.

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Podcast production by Max Jacobs.