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Chicago mulls 'universal basic income' testing, 'direct cash transfers to people'

The Windy City may soon experiment with giving its citizens cash windfalls via a universal basic income pilot program.<p>Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar …

Universal Basic Income

1,000 Families in Chicago Could Soon Get $500 a Month, No Questions Asked

Chicago may soon become the largest municipality in the U.S. to test a universal basic income program.Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar recently proposed …

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Meet the economist who thinks basic income could be great for Louisiana

Louisiana perpetually falls near the bottom of lists evaluating measures of public health and citizen welfare — in poverty, maternal mortality and …

Economics

Universal Basic Income would cost taxpayers $3.8T per year: study

Well the money has to come from somewhere!<p>Doling out a Universal Basic Income of $12,000 a year to every American citizen would cost taxpayers $3.8 …

Income Inequality

After Some Pushed Universal Basic Income, a Study Revealed Its Eye-Popping Price Tag

An idea that has garnered support across the political spectrum, universal basic income (UBI) would provide people with minimum amount in annual pay, …

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Give People Money! Universal Basic Income Explained

The city of Stockton in CA will soon embark on a bold basic income program that will test what people do with free money. Some residents will be …

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Universal basic income would cost the US up to $3.8 trillion per year — Bridgewater estimate

Bridgewater Associates’ Ray Dalio, the founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, is analyzing the social and financial viability of a widely-debated …

Income Inequality

Bridgewater Founder: Universal Basic Income Would Cost Nearly $4T

Ray Dalio, founder of one of the world's largest hedge funds, estimates that it would cost the U.S. roughly $3.8 trillion to institute universal …

Income Inequality

Black Mayor Introduces New Welfare Reform That Could Become A National Model

Stockton, California’s 27-year-old mayor promoted his welfare reform initiative that could serve as a model for other city and state governments to …

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Techies who support universal basic income are 'terrified' about the future

Journalist Annie Lowrey talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would End Poverty, …

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Podcast: Could Universal Basic Income End Poverty?

Annie Lowrey writes about economic policy at The Atlantic and is the author of the new book, “Give People Money: How a Universal Basic Income Would …

Conservative View

This former foreclosure capital in California just granted 100 residents a Universal Basic Income

According to CNN Money, the foreclosure capital of America (Stockton, California), has granted 100 residents a $500 per month Universal Basic Income. Stockton is just 80 miles east of Silicon Valley; the wealthiest region in the country and home to the nation’s tech industry.<p>This concept is …

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Tuesday, July 10 – Hour 1

Liberals freak out over the Supreme Court nominee. California city will try universal basic income. Trump issues a pardon for Oregon ranchers.

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The Spew 7-11-18: Nevada Execution, Universal Basic Income, NFLPA Grievance

Lanigan and Jensen Lewis, who is in for Triv, are discussing the state of Nevada using fentanyl for a scheduled execution today, will other states …

Universal Basic Income

Calif. City to Begin Cash Handouts for 'Basic Income'

A city in California that was once plagued with mortgage foreclosures will soon begin distributing $500 per month to 100 of its residents for an …

Conservative View

CA City To Test Universal Base Income —Free Money For Residents

Stockton in Northern California will test out a theory by giving residents $500 each per month.<p>STOCKTON, CA -- Can an effort to distribute free cash …

Silicon Valley

California city to give residents $500 a month in an experiment on 'basic income' concept

This fall, Stockton, Calif., once known as America's foreclosure capital, will become the first city in the nation to test drive a $500 a month …

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California town to give residents $500 monthly to test universal basic income

A formerly bankrupt city 80 miles east of Silicon Valley will give its residents a $500 monthly stipend to test the efficacy of universal basic …

Income Inequality

Bay Area City Will Give You $500/month Just for Living There!

4 hours ago<p>Stockton, California was once known as America's foreclosure capital, but soon the former bankrupt city will become the first in the …

Universal Basic Income

Stockton to Offer $500 Monthly Stipends to Residents — Becoming First U.S. City to Do ‘Universal Basic Income’ Experiment

Just 80 miles east of Silicon Valley, one of the wealthiest regions in the country, is Stockton, California — once known as America’s foreclosure …

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This California Town Will Give $500 Monthly Stipend to Residents

<b>(CNN Money)</b> — Just 80 miles east of Silicon Valley, one of the wealthiest regions in the country, is Stockton, California — once known as America’s …

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Give People Money

<b>Imagine if every month the government deposited $500 into your bank account, with nothing expected in return.</b><p>Universal basic income (UBI)—the idea of …

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Italy on track with budget plan

Italy's new government will have both tax cuts and a universal basic income in its very first budget to show financial markets the coalition isn’t …

Business

B.C. to explore how basic income could work in the province

British Columbia has asked a team of experts to explore how providing people with a basic income could work in the province.<p>The province's minority …

British Columbia

Basic income grant more morally just and effective than minimum wage

The debate around the implementation of a national minimum wage has heated up in recent weeks. The government originally planned to begin enforcing a …

Income Inequality

Province looking at basic income for all British Columbians

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Now that experts have been hired to examine setting up a basic income for all British Columbians, a key question is “Can we …

Green Party

BC government exploring a basic income project

Could a basic income program work in B.C.?<p>The provincial government announced today they are committed to finding out, having created a committee of …

Basic Income

Billionaire Living in Tax Shelter Wants American Taxpayers to Give Out Free Money

I don't always take advice from foreign billionaires, but when I do, they should absolutely be advising American taxpayers on the need to give away …

Income Inequality

Billionaire Richard Branson thinks America should give out free money to fix inequality

Tom Dulat / Getty Images for CNBC<p><b>Richard Branson thinks the US and Europe should start giving citizens free cash.</b>• <b><br>He's a supporter of universal basic</b> …

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Universal basic income is a silly idea: Art Laffer

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