Category: EDITOR’S PICKS

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Crisis 2038: The dystopian novel is now available as an audiobook

You can now listen to Crisis 2038 for free on SoundCloud! Fall 2038. A crisis is brewing as increasingly …

Grace receives $22 a month as part of a 12-year universal basic income study run by the charity GiveDirectly that began in October 2016 in Western Kenya. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images

The Many Places Basic Income Has Been Tried Out in Some Way

After hundreds of years, basic income seems to be finally catching on. The general idea — that the government should give …

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The Fall and Rise of the Basic Income Movement

Forty years ago today—February 7, 1980—was a small milestone for the Universal Basic Income (UBI) movement: Milton and Rose Friedman dedicated …

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How UBI Affects People’s Lives: A Compilation of Experiences from Basic Income Recipients

“In my experience, there is no clearer understanding of the concept of unconditional basic income than among those who …

A GiveDirectly staffer conducts an introductory community meeting in a rural Kenyan village.

A charity dropped a massive stimulus package on rural Kenya — and transformed the economy

For about a decade now, the charity GiveDirectly has been distributing cash straight to poor residents in sub-Saharan Africa, starting in …