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Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes wants to give low-income Americans $500 a month, no strings attached — and he’s convinced it will boost the economy

Chris Hughes is a cofounder of Facebook and the Economic Security Project. He is advocating a guaranteed monthly income of $US500 for working Americans who are part of households making less than $US50,000 a year. The initiative is aimed at growing the US’s economy by bringing money to low-income communities […]
Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes wants to give low-income Americans $500 a month, no strings attached  —  and he’s convinced it will boost the economy
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Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes reveals how a walk with Mark Zuckerberg changed his life — and the strange feeling he had when he suddenly became extremely wealthy at age 29

Chris Hughes rose to prominence as a cofounder of Facebook and the director of online organising for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. His new book, “Fair Shot,” is part memoir, part policy proposal. Through his organisation the Economic Security Council, he’s advocating for a monthly check of $US500 for Americans […]
Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes reveals how a walk with Mark Zuckerberg changed his life  —  and the strange feeling he had when he suddenly became extremely wealthy at age 29