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A Catalyst to a Healthy Clean Energy Future for All By Dr. Susan Pacheco, Dr. Natasha DeJarnett, and Dr.
One provision of the child tax credit that Democrats are fighting to make permanent may slash poverty by 19%
By Carmen Reinicke Original article: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/03/extending-this-provision-of-the-child-tax-credit-will-slash-poverty-by-19percent.html The expanded child tax credit, established in March by the American Rescue Plan,
The voters of Maine passed the “right to food” state constitutional amendment on Tuesday, the first amendment of its kind in the U.S.
By Olafimihan Oshin Original article: https://thehill.com/regulation/legislation/579819-maine-voters-pass-first-right-to-food-amendment-in-us The voters of Maine passed the “right to food” state constitutional amendment on Tuesday,
by Serkan Simsir Original article: https://basicincome.org/news/2021/11/a-new-project-from-fribis-universal-basic-income-and-gender/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=a-new-project-from-fribis-universal-basic-income-and-gender The Freiburg Institute for Basic Income Studies (FRIBIS), a network of several faculties at
Thinktank says higher pay, shorter working week or better benefits can help solve labour market crisis By Larry Elliott
By Sara Zaske, WSU News & Media Relations Original article: https://news.wsu.edu/press-release/2021/10/28/poor-parents-receiving-universal-payments-increase-spending-on-kids/ PULLMAN, Wash. – When given cash with no strings attached,
By Matt Zwolinski Original Article: https://dailycaller.com/2021/10/25/zwolinski-the-child-tax-credit-is-a-pro-family-and-pro-freedom-way-to-help-parents/ Since July of this year, over 30 million families have received monthly cash
Rep. Suzan DelBene of Washington state is the centrist Democrat at the center of everything. By Arthur Delaney | Updated October 23,
A work requirement would wreck the child tax credit’s impact on child poverty. By Arthur Delaney and Igor Bobic | Updated 14 hours
By Warren Mosler Original article: https://dailycaller.com/2021/10/22/mosler-alarm-national-debt-is-misguided/ As the U.S. public debt approaches $30 trillion, the same misguided alarms have
President Joe Biden and leading Democratic lawmakers, including Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet and Connecticut Rep. Rosa DeLauro, have been
Original article: https://www.gjsentinel.com/opinion/editorials/policy-would-help-on-climate/article_ad3c4cf6-3389-11ec-8bb5-132cd052b301.html A key piece of President Joe Biden’s plan to address climate change in his Build Back
By Christopher Rugaber, Casey Smith and Larry Fenn Original article: https://apnews.com/article/coronavirus-pandemic-business-lifestyle-health-indiana-d3acd668eaf6343aada03cd660055bbc INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Earlier this year, an insistent
By Matt Darling After a disappointing jobs report in April, Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte announced, “Montana is open for business again,
Manchin’s $60,000 income threshold for Biden’s monthly child tax credit could cause 37.4 million kids to lose out on federal aid
By Joseph Zeballos-Roig and Andy Kiersz ANALYSIS Manchin is reportedly pitching a $60,000 income cap for families to get the Biden
By Nick Maggiulli Why do poor people stay poor? It’s a question that everyone already seems to have an answer
By Hayes Brown We’ve hit the point in the legislative process where, even though the energy and the numbers are on the
The benefits were handed out. But they don’t seem to be translating politically. In some cases, voters don’t even
After the changes wrought by a deadly virus, people are realising that there is more to life than lining
New study blows a hole in argument that the monthly child tax credit discourages people from working
By Joseph Zeballos-Roig A new study challenges Manchin’s assertion that the revamped child tax credit keeps people from working.
By Hyung-Jin Kim SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s ruling liberal party on Sunday nominated its candidate for
By Matt Darling A recently released research paper from the Becker-Friedman institute has challenged the consensus view that the new Child
By Bryan Walsh Experts in philanthropy are gradually coming around to the idea that simply giving poor people cash
A Resilience Universal Basic Income would guarantee economic security for every household in the UK as we recover from
By Samuel Hammond Budget reconciliation negotiations among Democrats have hit an impasse over Senator Joe Manchin’s worries about extending the Child
“I am trying to bring our country back together,” Yang told Tucker Carlson By Amy Nelson On Monday, former U.S.
New leader seeks to stimulate economy by wealth distribution, including cash handouts to people hurt by the pandemic By
By Jason Lemon Fox News anchor Chris Wallace confronted Senator John Barrasso, a Wyoming Republican, over his support for expanding
by Lee Herridge – Consumer Researcher at KLA The Basic Income Gant (BIG) is on everybody’s lips at the
Innocent Tshilombo, who spent 10 years at Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, describes how attaching conditions to cash and
Will the pandemic pave the way for welfare reform? The UK’s former homelessness tsar sets out her vision that includes UBI
By Karen Day It was the devastation of the Second World War that gave birth to the UK’s welfare state,
Roderick Benns recently posed a few questions to Craig Berggold, creator of the recent basic income video that was an instant success.