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Denver Basic Income project leader Mark Donovan sees plenty of proof that his idea of giving out cash works to improve the lives of the homeless.
Simply transferring money to people living in poverty works.
A basic income pilot program aimed at supporting mothers and babies is showing significant success in Delaware
The program is now three quarters of the way done and officials say its yielding a 324% return on investment.
LA’s universal basic income (UBI) pilot program, “BIG: LEAP,” gave participants $1,000 per month for a year.
Program doesn’t just support individuals but has ‘ripple effects for communities,’ Coun. Jen Vasic says
There is already evidence that the generous £400 per week package is being used by these young people to go on courses, or to put down a deposit on a flat.
Many governments—especially those of low and middle-income countries with particularly burdensome debt obligations—have cut social spending and reverted to austerity frameworks.
With a renewed interest in universal basic income (UBI), maybe it is time to reconsider its gendered capabilities
Thousands of auto workers for the three-largest U.S. carmakers walked off the job last week because their pay has only increased fractionally in the wake of the auto companies’ soaring profits.
Temporary Basic Income, a novel approach to coping with crisis and reducing gender disparities in Nepal
Kalpana is one of the 3,500 economically poor and vulnerable women who received cash as a temporary basic income.
In the United States, the richest 10 percent of households own more than 70 percent of the country’s assets.
‘The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer,’ said Cambridge regional councilor
The rise in productivity and loss of jobs as a result of AI may require a universal basic income strategy says Robert Reich
In an interview with CNBC, Reich discussed how AI will have a profound impact on middle-class workers, creating an impetus for a universal basic income.
Cash transfer programs are forging a path for guaranteed income.
Researchers find homeless people more likely to spend lump sum on housing and food and not ‘temptation goods’ such as alcohol
Oprah Winfrey and Dwayne Johnson have committed $10 million to make direct payments to people on Maui who are unable to return to their homes
Fairfax County will be piloting a guaranteed income program for residents in select ZIP codes, offering $750 per month to 180 families for 15 months starting in 2024.
Nearly 12 million Americans in occupations with shrinking demand may need to switch jobs by 2030.
A surge of federal funding from the American Rescue Plan has helped cities develop pilot guaranteed income programs. Will they last?
California officials representing some of the wealthiest cities in the world traveled to one of the poorest villages in Africa this week to study universal basic income
This is one of four guaranteed basic income initiatives being tested by Santa Clara County, most of which are in the planning phase.
Four years ago, we interviewed Hugh Segal for a book on basic income. He was being treated for the disease that ended his life last week.
Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman said AI will wipe out some white-collar jobs — and it will be hard to design government programs to help.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, takes on a basic income to address racial disparities and improve birth outcomes
Georgia pilot gives 650 predominantly Black women $850 a month for two years, no strings attached – and it seems to be working
The MU’s motion backing UBI was presented at TUC Young Workers Conference. We assess the concept, history, and feasibility of UBI.
Researcher Will Schneider discusses the optimism for and potential limitations of cash transfers as a way to decrease child maltreatment.
This proposal for a European basic income is innovative and opens up opportunities for the majority of the population.
A nonprofit in Washington, D.C., has launched a guaranteed income pilot program supporting Black mothers with current or recent child welfare involvement.
Data suggests there’s been a “pretty significant uptick” in the number of employers looking for workers with AI-related skills.
Research shows that guaranteeing employment or a basic income helps reduce violence and prevent people from entering the criminal system.
The theory that many people feel the work they do is pointless because their jobs are “bullshit” has been confirmed by a new study.