Finland’s Basic Income Experiment Shows Recipients Are Happier and More Secure

Go inside the global economy with Stephanie Flanders in her new podcast, Stephanomics. Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes. Unemployed people derive significant psychological benefits from receiving a fixed amount of financial support from the state, according to a landmark experiment into basic income in Finland that highlights the disadvantages Read more…

Many in Silicon Valley support Universal Basic Income. Now the California Democratic Party does, too.

Many in Silicon Valley support Universal Basic Income. Now the California Democratic Party does, too

Many in Silicon Valley support Universal Basic Income. Now the California Democratic Party does, too By Shirin Ghaffary  | recode Mar 8, 2018 Universal Basic Income is a policy that’s been lauded by tech leaders from Mark Zuckerberg to Elon Musk as a proposed solution to job loss due to automation. Last Sunday, it officially became part Read more…

Hawaii Votes To Explore The Idea Of A Universal Basic Income

Hawaii Votes To Explore The Idea Of A Universal Basic Income Wary of robots taking jobs, Hawaii toys with guaranteed pay HONOLULU — Driverless trucks. Factory robots. Delivery drones. Virtual personal assistants. As technological innovations increasingly edge into the workplace, many people fear that robots and machines are destined to take Read more…