Won’t people spend their money on things like drugs and alcohol?

In many studies where cash is given to the poor, there has been no increase in drug and substance abuse, let alone increase in alcohol consumption. The idea that people will misuse guaranteed Income seems like a biased stereotype far from the truth.

Decision making improves when people have economic security. As Dutch philosopher Rutger Bregman says, Poverty is not a lack of character rather a lack of cash

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