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Arts Organizations In Canada’s Largest Cities Call For A Basic Income Guarantee For Artists

Artists make up just under 1% of the labor force—that’s more than the number of workers in either the …

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California’s Yolo County Considering Small Basic Income Pilot Funded by Marijuana Revenue

By Anne Ternus-Bellamy Families with young children currently living in deep poverty in Yolo County would receive monthly cash assistance …

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Pressure Mounts in Canada to Launch a Basic Income Pilot in Prince Edward Island

By Jolson Lim Support for a basic income may be shifting from one end of the country to the other. …

‘When people have the means to do more than just get by, they put more back into the economy.’ Photo via Shutterstock.

Canadian Artists Testify on the Dire Need for Basic Income

Their output has ‘kept us all alive throughout this pandemic.’ But several blows have made the creative life too …

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How Poverty Makes Workers Less Productive

By Greg Rosalsky As Washington debates sending checks to Americans and increasing the minimum wage, a new study offers evidence for …

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Poll: 60 percent of Canadians support a universal basic income of $20,000 per year

But who will pay? Two-thirds reject increase in their own taxes, most feel wealthy should be responsible June 18, …

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59 Percent of Likely Voters Support Local Guaranteed Basic Income Pilot Programs

By Sean McElwee & Dawn Milam Amid an economic crisis and devastating unemployment that has families across the country …

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65% of Europeans want governments to put in place a Universal Basic Income

A new poll by WeMove and YouGov shows that around two-thirds of Europeans want governments to put in place a …