Tag: Mayor Michael Tubbs

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California’s Stockton made the case for basic income. Dozens of cities are now following suit.

One city in California deployed a courageous UBI experiment. That bet paid off. Here is the interview from PBS …

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs talks during an interview in Stockton, Calif. Tubbs is one of the youngest mayors in the country and was the city’s first Black mayor. He garnered national attention with his universal basic income program that fights poverty by paying people $500 a month.

Universal Basic Income has been a ‘lifesaver’ to families during coronavirus pandemic: California mayor

By: Kristin Myers Universal basic income (UBI) has been a “lifesaver” for households participating in UBI pilot programs, Mayor …

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Experiment with basic income in Stockton is demonstrating how people spend it

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The first data from an experiment in a California city where needy people get $500 …

Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau - RC16176F1100

One thousand people in two U.S. states will be given $1,000 a month in basic income for three years.

Article orginally published June 10, 2019. SAN FRANCISCO – Silicon Valley has a role to play in uncovering the …