UBI is a program whose advocates say would reduce poverty by providing everyone with a basic economical foundational starting point, as a way to stimulate the economy.
Forget discussing the economic merits, whether they exist or not. The main problem is that if this was ever implemented, it would only be a month before it was modified and means tested. Before you know it, there would be a cutoff, right about where most middle-class people are, and what you’d be left with is simply wealth redistribution on a massive scale.
The left are cute. It’s the people on the right, who support this, that are not so cute.