What happens when people are given $500 a month? A California city experiments with guaranteed income

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In this ABCNews piece, Meghan Keneally highlights how those participating in the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration, a guaranteed basic income pilot, use the funds. 

"'A lot of folks think that they know how lower- and moderate-income people spend money,' [Stacia] Martin-West said, but this data shows that they 'make smart and rational decisions like we all do.'"

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