Andrew Yang has been added to the speaking roster for the Democratic National Convention

By: Grace Panetta —- KEY TAKEAWAYS: Andrew Yang has been added to the speaking roster for the August 17-20 Democratic National Convention, he announced on Thursday. “I’ve got to be honest I kind of expected to speak,” Yang tweeted on Tuesday after the initial DNC speaker lineup was unveiled and he wasn’t included on it. Yang ran for president in 2020 and gained national attention with his unique policy platform, which included a universal basic income of $1,000 a month

Income Inequality

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Pilots & Experiments

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Ontario Liberal leadership candidate Alvin Tedjo is promising to revive their Basic Income Pilot Project if the party is elected in 2022

Ontario Liberal leadership candidate Alvin Tedjo is promising to revive the Universal Basic Income Project, which was cut by …

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County in California Looks at Basic Income for Young Adults

Recognizing that those leaving the Foster Care system are among the most vulnerable in Santa Clara County, Supervisor Dave …

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Quebec is Considering a 20-Year Basic Income Pilot

Organizations are coming together in a common alliance for all of Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspesie, and Îles-de-la-Madeleine, and are wanting to …

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Prince Edward Island Takes Legislative Step Toward Basic Income Pilot

Basic Income Guarantee (BIG), as a public policy and program, is designed to respond to the belief that all …

The Social Debate

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Canada’s emergency response benefit gives recipient a taste of what he could contribute if basic income were implemented

Universal basic income could change more than how we work The emergency response benefit has given me a taste …

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Conservative National Review points to inevitability of UBI

‘When All Men Are Paid for Existing’: Universal Basic Income Has Arrived By JERRY BOWYER& CHARLES BOWYER  Such an expansion …

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Americans Need Recurring Federal Stimulus Payments Now

Americans Need Recurring Federal Stimulus Payments Now At least 25 to 30 Percent of Americans Now Have No Meaningful …

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The Coronavirus Crisis Exposed Gaps In Canada’s Social Programs. Now’s The Time To Fill Them

The Coronavirus Crisis Exposed Gaps In Canada’s Social Programs. Now’s The Time To Fill Them. Canada’s welfare state flourished …

Andrew Yang

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Success Stories

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The Basics of UBI

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The right-wing case for basic income

Article orginally published on June 11, 2019 • The idea for a universal basic income, or UBI, is increasingly …

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Basic Income Has Always Been A Women’s Cause

Article originally published on May28th, 2019. The vibrant debate around the question of basic income has all too often …

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BASIC INCOME IN WALES – RSA & INDYCUBE

Book Here With prominent business and government leaders backing calls to implement Universal Basic Income (UBI), the idea is …

We’ve declared a climate emergency – here’s what universal basic income could do to help the planet

Article originally published on May 17, 2019. Governments around the world are declaring “climate and environmental emergencies” to highlight the …

Workforce Automation

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Tesla Robo Taxis: How Elon Musk Says They Will Work — and When

Tesla has imbued its cars with the hardware necessary to become fully self-driving. Now, it wants to make it …

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The retail apocalypse has claimed 6,000 US stores in 2019 so far, more than the number that shut down in all of 2018

• More store closings have been announced already this year than in all of 2018, according to new research. …

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Over the last three decades, automation has destroyed more jobs than it has created

A drumbeat of studies has pushed back hard against concern over the accelerated automation of factories and other businesses, …

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Walmart is assembling an army of thousands of robots that it’s putting to work in its stores

Walmart is going all-in on robots. In a statement released on its blog on Tuesday, the retail giant said …