Santa Clara Co. Launches Nation’s First Universal Basic Income For Young Adults Who Were In Foster CareThe Universal Basic Income program for young adults transitioning out of foster care provides a monthly stipend of $1,000 for a year to former foster youth ages 24 and over who are too old to receive foster assistance.
Mayor Schaaf Launching Universal Basic Income Pilot Program To Help Low-Income Oakland ResidentsLow-income Oakland residents may be getting some much-needed cash every month to help make ends meet during the coronavirus pandemic.
Study Finds Cash Transfers To Poor Have Positive Ripple EffectA new study carried out in rural Kenya shows giving cash to the poor is the best way to help someone break the cycle of poverty; a study that could have implications for action in the Bay Area.
Stockton Basic Income Experiment Shows How Needy People Spend Free MoneyThe first data from an experiment in the city of Stockton where needy people get $500 a month from the government show they spend most of it on things such as food, clothing and utility bills.
Data Shows Basic Income Recipients Spend Free Money Mostly On Food, Clothing, Utility BillsThe first data from an experiment in a California city where needy people get $500 a month from the government shows they spend most of it on things like food, clothing and utility bills.
Facebook Cofounder: US Needs Universal Basic IncomeAs the co-founder of Facebook, Chris Hughes joined the ranks of the nation's Top 1% by the time he was in his mid-20s.
Stockton Mayor Touts Experimental Program That Pays Families $500 a MonthStockton plans to give several dozen families $500 a month for a year as part of a program to study the economic and social impacts of giving people a basic income.
Stockton To Pay $500 A Month To Families As Part Of Basic Income StudyStockton plans to give several dozen families $500 a month for a year as part of a program to study the economic and social impacts of giving people a basic income.
Free Cash For Everyone? Stockton's Mayor Plans To See If It WorksAs a kid growing up in Stockton, a little extra money would've meant the world to Mayor Michael Tubbs' family.
As Robots Edge Into Workplace, Universal Basic Income Idea Takes HoldMany people fear that robots and machines are destined to take jobs that human beings have held for decades.
Elon Musk: Universal Income Needed Because Tech Will Replace More JobsSilicon Valley titan Elon Musk argues that nations would have to provide a guaranteed income to their citizens, as more and more jobs become replaced by emerging technologies.