This survey on various aspects of Basic Income among the population aged 16 and over living in Catalonia offers very interesting data that have not been asked about in previous surveys on Basic Income.
A few technical details of this survey. The first wave was carried out from 25 to 28 September 2022 and the second wave from 11 to 18 November. The sample was 3,098 people and the interview duration was 20-25 minutes.
The survey illustrates many issues of which only a few are highlighted here. Given the dates of the interview, they are very topical.Some of the most salient […]
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Image: Reuters (Reuters) Southern India’s Tamil Nadu has announced a guaranteed monthly income of $13 for women heads of households.
This makes it the first state in the country to put in place such a universal basic income scheme, potentially benefiting around 10 million women from less privileged backgrounds. The scheme, called Magalir Urimai Thogai (Women’s Right to Assistance), will be launched in September this year.
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Mark McGuinness, a photographer, said the income from Ireland’s government allowed him to devote two days a week to making work for exhibitions.Credit…Ellius Grace for The New York Times Ian Fay had toiled for years to make it as a comic book artist and illustrator, and last fall, he was ready to call it a day.
Fay, 32, who lives in Kilkenny in southern Ireland and specializes in drawing muscly superheroes , was only earning enough money to pay his bills, he recalled recently. He couldn’t afford vacations. He was considering boxing up his art supplies and getting a job […]
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ELIGIBLE Americans are set to receive direct payments worth up to $1,000 in April and beyond.
That’s because dozens of cities and states around the country have implemented guaranteed basic income programs to support residents through times of inflation and economic uncertainty. Americans are earning hundreds per month Guaranteed basic income, or GBI, is similar to universal basic income (UBI) initiatives, which provide all residents in a community with a steady stream of income regardless of identity or background.
Unlike UBI, which is for everyone and not limited by time, GBI programs are usually for a specific period of time and […]
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Universal Basic Income is no more or less inflationary than anything else that raises incomes. (Stan Jourdan) We live in an age of crisis. The Global Financial Crisis, austerity measures, climate change, Covid-19 and war have all reduced people’s standard of living, wellbeing and even predicted lifespan. It’s a dire outlook, made worse by a fast-evolving cost of living crisis.
One way to ease the burden on people would be a Universal Basic Income.
In our last age of crisis, during WWII, Western governments took the momentous decision to tackle even more serious crises through massive state intervention. Governments rapidly committed […]
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney called a new program giving cash to pregnant people "pro-life." Philadelphia is launching a guaranteed income program for pregnant people.
A pilot group of 250 people will receive $1,000 a month for up to 18 months.
The city has the highest infant mortality rate of the top ten most populated cities in the US. An extra $1,000 a month can go a long way. Pregnant people in Philadelphia are about to find out just how much it can help.The city’s health department announced it will oversee a trial program beginning next year […]
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It is good to get fixed income over a long term compared to highly volatile returns.
Volatility is the risk which says the investment returns can go up and down, there is a high probability of ending with negative returns as well.
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(Image: Bernama) Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli has come forth to clarify that the People’s Income Initiative (IPR) is distinctly different from the universal basic income scheme, which requires the country to be in a stable and strong financial position in order to be implemented.
“The objectives of these two initiatives are different. IPR has a very specific target to allow the lowest income group in our society to have a consistent and sustainable stream of income. At the same time, [it will also help with fixing some of the economic structural issues, such as food supply,” Rafizi explained.
The universal basic […]
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