Fiscal Savings 11.71%



“A corrections officer in New Hampshire said to me, “We should pay people to stay out of jail because we spend so much when they’re behind bars.” We think we’re saving money, but we just end up spending the money in much more dark and punitive ways.” — Andrew Yang

Freedom Dividend Math

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Model based primarily on 2017 statistics due to availability of public data.

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What would you do with an Extra $1,000 a Month?

Andrew Yang is running for President as a Democrat in 2020 to implement the Freedom Dividend. This form of UBI 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.

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