This form of basic income that he is proposing for the United States is a set of guaranteed payments of $1,000 per month, or $12,000 per year, to all U.S. citizens over the age of 18. Yes, that means you and everyone you know would get $1,000/month every month from the U.S. government, no questions asked.
This will create a massive economic stimulus for small towns, because much of this money will be spent locally.
Learn more about the Freedom Dividend.
Recognizes the hard work at home by caretakers of the young, sick or elderly.
A thousand dollars a month in women’s hands provides economic freedom to leave exploitative jobs and abusive relationships.
Designed to increase the purchasing power of 94% of Americans, it frees businesses from worrying about the next driver of consumer spending.
Economic cushion for a tumultuous wave of job destruction in our current Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Direct economic relief frees us from our daily grind to support bigger issues, such as the environment.
Helps free minority groups from the confines of systemic racial inequality. A flat payout benefits more heavily those with less income, including minority groups who experience a higher internal poverty rate.
How could the Freedom Dividend transform your community?