@AndrewYang@twitter.com Sure, UBI is a concept that has worked at smaller scale. I'm not inherently against it.
But you can't propose this and assume that the next-level recipients (retail, housing, utilities) won't jack up prices to consume the new income. They will do it if they can get away with it.
People are still going to need to rent housing, buy groceries, pay for electricity/gas/water (from "deregulated" utilities in some states). These things are ripe for abuse if suddenly Everyone In America Has More Money.
Generalistic and moderated instance.