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Yang Announces $120K Giveaway

He says 10 Americans will win $1K a month

(Newser) - Andrew Yang made waves in the Democratic debate Thursday night with an unusual promise in his opening statement. The candidate said he would give away a total of $120,000 to people who registered to win "Freedom Dividends" at his campaign website , reports Politico . Yang, an entrepreneur, has promised... More »

In Experiment, Calif. City Gives 125 Residents $500 a Month

Stockton tries out 'universal basic income'

(Newser) - Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to give cash to every American each month. Susie Garza has never heard of Yang. But since February, she's been getting $500 a month from a nonprofit in Stockton, Calif., as part of an experiment that offers something unusual in presidential politics: a... More »

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