Democrats have some big policy ideas for the 2020 presidential election. But have they thought hard about the downsides of them?

This handy NPR story runs through many of the new policy ideas emerging on the political left, some of which may get promoted by Democratic presidential candidates in 2020. Among them: a jobs guarantee, a basic income, and “Medicare for all.” And it looks like wonky constraints such as cost and “technocratic limitations” won’t stop this surge of big thinking from surging. “I think it’s pretty clear that Democrats are swinging for the fences right now,” said economist Stephanie Kelton, an adviser to Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign. A jobs guarantee, a basic income, and “Medicare for all” each have […]

Basic Income on the Res, Part 2

Basic Income on the Res, Part 2

Tweet For nearly two decades, Duke Medical School professor Jane Costello has been studying the impact of casino money on the health and wellbeing of the North Carolina Cherokee tribe. For long, balanced articles about her work, see “ What Happens When the Poor Receive a Stipend? ” The New York Times (2014) and “ Free Money: The Surprising Effects Of A Basic Income Supplied By Government ” Wired Magazine (2017).

The NY Times article lists several encouraging results. Here are a few: The number of Cherokee living below the poverty line had declined by half.

The frequency of behavioral problems […]

An Extra $500 A Month? 100 Residents To Be Selected For Basic Income Pilot Program

An Extra $500 A Month? 100 Residents To Be Selected For Basic Income Pilot Program

STOCKTON (CBS13) — A special letter mail carriers are delivering to hundreds of homes in Stockton will hopefully bring a little financial relief in the New Year.

The money is part of the city’s basic income pilot program. Stockton is the first city in the country to launch it.

The letter 1,200 people will be receiving over the next few days does not mean people will automatically receive money but it brings them closer to potentially being selected.Stockton dad Jose Miranda works hard to save his money, but setting aside a small portion of his paycheck every other week can be […]

Trudeau basic income

As Basic income is discussed in many countries. We are a nonpartisan group of Londoners (Ontario, 🇨🇦 ) committed to fair & inclusive promotion of an unconditional income floor. The rich, beautiful, green-eyed blond was married to a prominent cardiologist, an older man with whom she had had a daughter. DISLOYAL: Trudeau Government Giving More Taxpayer Money To Anti-Oil Sands Tides Canada. The Dutch city of Utrecht is currently trialing a basic income for welfare recipients and Finland will outline its own plan later this year. “Justin Trudeau is promising to cancel income-splitting, claw back Tax-Free Savings Accounts and […]

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Work on Basic Income: Group Income hiring Vue.js developer

Work on Basic Income: Group Income hiring Vue.js developer

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Please visit that link ☝️ to read the full and up-to-date listing.———— What is Group Income? 👉 Watch our Group Income shorts series Frontend Developer Are you confident in your JavaScript, HTML, and CSS skills? Great! You might be a fit for this position. Required attributes Are confident you can convert designs/mockups into equivalent HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. This position involves working with our designer to do exactly that! Are comfortable using git to clone the project and run it locally as per the instructions . You must be […]

Work on Basic Income: Group Income hiring Vue.js developer

Work on Basic Income: Group Income hiring Vue.js developer

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This is a copy of the position listing at:

Please visit that link ☝️ to read the full and up-to-date listing.———— What is Group Income? 👉 Watch our Group Income shorts series Frontend Developer Are you confident in your JavaScript, HTML, and CSS skills? Great! You might be a fit for this position. Required attributes Are confident you can convert designs/mockups into equivalent HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. This position involves working with our designer to do exactly that! Are comfortable using git to clone the project and run it locally as per the instructions . You must be […]

Whats a universal basic income doing in Ocasio-Cortezs Green New Deal?

In 2007, the New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman wrote a story calling for a “Green New Deal.” Friedman explained that he no longer believed…… Read more.

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Universal basic income: Money for nothing or a way to fix poverty? nbcnews.com 7+ mon ago Proponents say guaranteeing an income would pull millions and millions of people out of poverty and help stabilize the middle class…. EDITORIAL: Finland tries to make ‘universal basic income’ work, but gives up after 16 months – Washington Times washingtontimes.com 7+ mon ago Fans of the welfare state mostly the nave […]

After Heartbreak in Heartland, Modi Govt May Offer Universal Basic Income in Last Budget Before 2019

After Heartbreak in Heartland, Modi Govt May Offer Universal Basic Income in Last Budget Before 2019

New Delhi: Stung by the defeats in three core states in the Hindi heartland and facing anger over an ongoing agricultural distress, the BJP believes it has an ace up its sleeves – the likely announcement of Universal Basic Income in its last budget session, sources have told News18.

The loss of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh to the Congress is inevitably going to loom large over the forthcoming interim budget, scheduled to be presented by finance minister Arun Jaitley on February 1.

Officials said that a pro-poor budget that appeals to the rural poor and deals with the agrarian crisis […]

Trudeau basic income

As Basic income is discussed in many countries. We are a nonpartisan group of Londoners (Ontario, 🇨🇦 ) committed to fair & inclusive promotion of an unconditional income floor. The rich, beautiful, green-eyed blond was married to a prominent cardiologist, an older man with whom she had had a daughter. DISLOYAL: Trudeau Government Giving More Taxpayer Money To Anti-Oil Sands Tides Canada. The Dutch city of Utrecht is currently trialing a basic income for welfare recipients and Finland will outline its own plan later this year. “Justin Trudeau is promising to cancel income-splitting, claw back Tax-Free Savings Accounts and […]