Guaranteed income helps parents in Baltimore, New York and Mississippi – Reuters

Guaranteed income helps parents in Baltimore, New York and Mississippi – Reuters

They appear place after place. Baltimore. New York City. Jackson, Mississippi.

I’m talking about guaranteed income programs that give money, unconditionally, to a specific group of people: low-income parents.

Guaranteed Income (IG) is similar, but not quite identical, to Universal Basic Income (UBI). While UBI aims to provide enough money for basic subsistence to every adult, guaranteed income could provide a more modest amount – less than enough to live on – to a more targeted group of people.The time seems right for a series of GI programs that target low-income parents. With the end of the Biden administration’s expanded child […]

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