Tagged With Basic Income

Living on basic-income for 2 years made me 'feel free' says a journalist who took part in one of the world's largest trials


The new stimulus bill includes a groundbreaking basic-income policy - parents can receive up to $3,600 per child this year


A California city gave some residents $500 monthly stipends. Here's the breakdown of how they spent the money over one year.



A California city gave some residents $500 per month. After a year, their unemployment rate had dropped, while the control group's rose.


A California city gave some residents $500 per month. After a year, the group wound up with more full-time jobs and less depression.


Twitter billionaire Jack Dorsey just donated $15 million to fund basic-income pilot projects in at least 9 US cities



Saint Paul, Minnesota, will give some residents $500 per month for the next year and a half in a seminal basic-income pilot


The world's poorest countries should consider launching a $465 billion cash handout programme to fight the coronavirus, a UN report says


A Tokyo neighbourhood is offering anyone who gets coronavirus a $935 check, and some worry it could lead to a wave of deliberate infections


The final results are in: Finland's basic-income trial found people were happier, but weren't more likely to get jobs


A group of young people in Silicon Valley could get $1,000 per month from the county government in a trial of basic income


A Japanese billionaire is giving away $9 million to people on Twitter to see if it boosts their happiness. Research says it might.



Germany just guaranteed unemployed citizens around $330 per month indefinitely. The policy looks a lot like basic income.


A woman who gets $500 a month, no strings attached, reveals what it's like to be one of the few people in the US to get a basic income


A 29-year-old mayor is giving his city's poorest residents $500 a month. He thinks his policy could work on a national scale.


A 29-year-old mayor is giving his city's poorest residents a basic income of $500 per month. He says the program is a success so far.



One of the world's largest basic-income trials, a 2-year program in Finland, was a major flop. But experts say the test was flawed.


A Brazilian city is giving a third of its residents $33 per month — part of one of the largest basic-income programs in the world


A 29-year-old mayor gave his city’s poorest residents $500 a month. Here's how they spent the money.


A 28-year-old mayor is giving his city’s poorest residents $500 a month, but he thinks there are still obstacles to rolling out basic income in the US