The city giving away free money
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Stockton's universal basic income scheme

The city of Stockton in California has introduced a scheme which gives $500 (£380) a month to residents earning less than the average income.

The Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED) programme is already proving popular with local residents, but could the model work nationally? The BBC's Sophie Long finds out.

Filmed by Chuck Tayman and additional editing by Tristan Cimini

  • 09 Dec 2019
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