It improved people’s lives, and then it got cut — and some recipients are suing the government.
If you’re a fan of Dolly Parton or Philip Glass — or if you’re just interested in a discussion of our changing economy — you’re going to want to read these two articles.
Her famous essay is actually about the benefits of basic income.
Wired has a great longread about what happened when the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians started sharing casino profits with members of the tribe.
The Oakland experiment was a test drive.
The Economic Security Project wants short fiction about a world with basic income. The prize: $1,000 per month for a year.
Also: a one-time cash payment of $1,000 can prevent homelessness for two years.