Tag: Stimulus

Stimulus checks being printed in 2008. Jeff Fusco/Getty Images

The $1,200 coronavirus checks, explained

After a week of Congress members and the Trump administration proposing various plans to get cash into the hands of …

The Jeonju city government said about 50,000 economically vulnerable citizens, including unemployed people, will receive an 'anti-disaster basic income' of 527,158 won (US$430) per person, as part of its efforts to overcome the economic fallout from COVID. Korea Times file

City in South Korea begins paying anti-disaster basic income to residents

Jeonju, a southwestern South Korean city, said Friday it will pay half a million won each to about 50,000 …

Andrew Yang speaks to POLITICO after the Democratic Debate on December 19 in Los Angeles, CA. | Stephen Voss for POLITICO

Andrew Yang’s thoughts on the Trump Administration’s plan to cut $1,000 checks and how the pandemic is paving the road to UBI

Andrew Yang takes no pleasure in looking prophetical. The tech entrepreneur and former candidate for president, who last month …

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez demands the government distribute a universal basic income and implement ‘Medicare for all’ to fight the coronavirus

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other progressive lawmakers are calling for a significantly more robust federal-government response to the coronavirus …

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As coronavirus recession threatens, economists recommend cash for people

The White House is preparing to meet with Wall Street executives to discuss measures to protect the economy from …

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Congress should send you $1,000—and another $500 for each of your children—as soon as possible because of the coronavirus

Congress should send you $1,000—and another $500 for each of your children—as soon as possible.   Given the mounting …