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Wales is piloting $2,100-per-month guaranteed income for former foster youth

A new Wales guaranteed-income pilot focuses on 18-year-olds aging out of the country’s care system. With payments of more than $2,000 a month for two years, it’s set to be the highest amount offered for an income pilot anywhere in the world.

Guaranteed income and baby bonds could be key to ending poverty in California

That’s the plan of former Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs, who, after pioneering a guaranteed income pilot in the California city, is now launching a nonprofit to end poverty statewide.

San Francisco tested a $1,000 guaranteed income pilot program. Here’s how it went for two artists.

Can a monthly stipend stop the exodus of SF artists?

Black women will get no-strings-attached monthly checks in this new guaranteed income experiment

Black women in Georgia make 63 cents for every dollar that white men make. What happens if you close that gap?

What a National Guaranteed Income Could Look Like

A new proposal pitches expanding the earned income tax credit in the U.S. to take monthly cash payments national. 

San Francisco rolls out a guaranteed income program giving artists $1,000 a month

More than 100 San Francisco artists will be guaranteed $1,000 a month for six months under a pilot program set to launch in May, following similar efforts by Stockton, Oakland and Marin County to support struggling residents during the pandemic.

Support Grows for Guaranteed Income Among America’s Mayors

More city leaders are committing to explore universal basic income experiments that are grounded in civil rights ideals.

Ontario launches guaranteed income program for 4,000 residents

The Canadian province of Ontario will become the latest place to test a guaranteed income program for low-income residents.

The Year Basic Income Programs Went Mainstream

Local guaranteed income pilots have given more than 5,400 U.S. families direct cash payments since 2018, as momentum has grown for UBI-style programs.

Elon Musk says we need universal basic income because ‘in the future, physical work will be a choice’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is stepping behind the universal basic income movement because of the potential rise of robots — in fact, he’s working on one himself.

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