UBI Gains a Friend in High Places

He is best known for his work on a Stockton pilot project that provided $500 a month to a small group of low-income residents. By Carla

Towards a post-toil world

OP-ED: Can the Covid-19 pandemic bring us out of the vicious cycle of working ourselves to death? By: Mohammad Tareq Hasan In today’s world, we

Insecurity Is the Real Enemy

There is a commonly held belief that poverty is not the result of any systemic failure, but the personal failure of the impoverished. This view is just

The Case for Universal Property

An idea pioneered by Alaska could inoculate society against extreme inequality By James K. Boyce When voters went to the polls in November, one outcome was

What Is the Real Meaning of Dignity?

Few people appreciate the extraordinary impact human dignity has on our everyday lives. By: Donna Hicks Ph.D. At about the same time that I realized

Is U.S. Welfare Policy Racist?

U.S. welfare policies have, from their very inception, been discriminatory. By: Alma Carten. — A recent UNICEF report found that the U.S. ranked 34th on the list

The US Safety Net Is Degrading by Design

By Mimi Abramovitz, Deepak Bhargava and Tammy Thomas Miles. — The pandemic has thrown millions of people out of work while mean-spirited government policies ended emergency Unemployment Insurance benefits.

Support for UBI follows class/racial lines

Majority of black, Hispanic Americans support universal basic income; most whites oppose: poll By: Denis Balibouse  As support for guaranteed or universal basic income grows

Reality Check

Reality Check By: Gisele Huff, Founder and President of Fund for Humanity I despair. Because of the extraordinary, devastating circumstances in which we find ourselves,