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This is a significant moment for basic income in the United States. The Economic Security Project is launching less than a month after an election where tens of millions of Americans expressed frustration with an economic system that seems rigged against them....(Read More)
The TANF scandal in Maine is just the latest example of the poorest Americans not receiving relief that was block-granted to states. Now more than ever, we need a universal basic income to ensure that all families have financial security they can count on. ...(Read More)
The Big Sneaky: Bush, Ryan and Christie Pretend Welfare is Still A Federal Program. It's time to stop this madness of state-run “welfare” programs that enroll fewer than ten percent of eligible Americans and instead start insisting on a Basic Income....(Read More)
Great new piece by Steven Shafarman on MLK and the basic income....(Read More)