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Judge halts $500 monthly basic income payments for low-income St. Louis families after conservative challenge

Judge halts $500 monthly basic income payments for low-income St. Louis families after conservative challenge

Two St. Louis residents are suing to halt the city’s guaranteed basic income program. A judge halted a St. Louis basic income program after a lawsuit called it unconstitutional.

The city planned about $220,000 in payments before it was blocked.

Missouri Mayor Tishaura Jones says the city will continue exploring legal options. A basic income program designed to help the poorest residents in St. Louis will have to hold off on payments after a judge sided with conservatives who called the program "unconstitutional" in a lawsuit.Two residents — Greg Tumlin and Frank Hale — filed the lawsuit against the […]

Without Universal Basic Income, Discrimination in the Job Market Will Intensify

Without Universal Basic Income, Discrimination in the Job Market Will Intensify

In a world where Universal Basic Income (UBI) is not yet a reality, job market discrimination is a growing concern. As a seasoned observer in this field, I’ve seen how this economic disparity has the potential to further marginalize vulnerable groups.

Without UBI, inherent biases and prejudices in the labor market can become even more pronounced. This occurs when people are left to the mercy of employers who might discriminate based on race, gender, age, or disability.

One core element we need to explore next is how UBI could potentially level the playing field, counteracting discrimination and promoting social justice in […]

Thailand is piloting a universal basic income. Here’s what to know

Thailand is piloting a universal basic income. Here’s what to know

[Photo: CardMapr.nl /Unsplash] With technological advances eliminating jobs, and economies struggling to keep up with inflation, many leaders, such as former Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang, have called for a universal income program. Thailand is now dipping its toe into that pool.

Back in April, the country’s Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin announced a controversial plan to give digital money to low-income citizens in an effort to boost the economy. This program will be implemented in August.

Here’s a rundown of what we know. Who is Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin? According to The Guardian , Srettha is a 60-year-old real estate mogul, […]

Ai’s threat to jobs: Sam Altman and Andrew Spira push for universal basic income to safeguard economic stability

Ai's threat to jobs: Sam Altman and Andrew Spira push for universal basic income to safeguard economic stability

Gulf Times The future of work is under threat in a world increasingly driven by technological advancements. Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI and creator of ChatGPT, has raised concerns about the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the global job market. Andrew Spira , a prominent advocate for Universal Basic Income (UBI), echoes these sentiments and calls for immediate action to safeguard economic stability.

Altman’s apprehension about AI-induced job losses has led him to champion UBI for years. Recognizing the potential upheaval advanced AI could cause, Altman initiated a groundbreaking experiment in 2016. This program provided monthly stipends ranging from […]

Microsoft ditches Android for Apple iPhones in China, citing security and authentication issues

Microsoft ditches Android for Apple iPhones in China, citing security and authentication issues

Microsoft has asked its employees in China to use Apple iPhones from September. Microsoft will provide Apple iPhones to its employees in China who currently use Android devices . Bloomberg reported that the company has requested that its employees in China switch to Apple iPhones for work purposes starting in September. Microsoft move aimed to improve security

The Bloomberg report said that the move aims to improve security and gain access to necessary authentication apps, as stated in an internal memo. This shift aligns with Microsoft ‘s efforts to enhance security measures and streamline its mobile device management.

The company […]

Big News! Basic Income Grant Plan for South Africa in July- August 2024- Check Now

Big News! Basic Income Grant Plan for South Africa in July- August 2024- Check Now

In a recent development, President Cyril Ramaphosa has made a significant announcement regarding the future of social grants in South Africa. He has confirmed that the newly formed Government of National Unity (GNU) is planning to use the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant as the foundation for a Basic Income Grant (BIG). This announcement was made during his speech at the Opening of Parliament on 18 July 2024.

Basic Income Grant Plan for South Africa in July- August 2024

President Ramaphosa has recognized that income poverty plays a significant role in the country’s overall poverty. He is […]

Chicago Guaranteed Basic Income: Find out How to Receive a $500 Monthly Stimulus Payment in Chicago

Chicago Guaranteed Basic Income: Find out How to Receive a $500 Monthly Stimulus Payment in Chicago

Source: Tododisca Chicago Guaranteed Basic Income is going to be implemented with a $500 stimulus program that will run for a whole year to help people get out of poverty and find some relief during these tough economic times after COVID-19 and inflation.

At the beginning of this year, Mayor Brandon Johnson of Chicago announced that a program that would give low-income families in the city $500 every month would get an extra $32 million.

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Implementing a Universal Basic Income in the United States

My research paper’s thesis statement concisely encapsulates the practical viability and

potential social impact of the subject, namely, Universal Basic Income (UBI), within modern

welfare frameworks. The article titled "Support for a Universal Basic Income" is a pivotal sourcesupporting this argument. To do this, we have designed the following research questions: Thefirst research question reflects the headline of this article: "Is the Digital Economy a Demand-Capacity Paradox?" Zoe Parolin and Linus Siöland have written the article. It was an academicarticle issued in the Journal of European Social Policy to provide a substantive analysis of publicattitudes on the topic and real-world issues […]

Episode 4: universal basic income

Episode 4: universal basic income

Thinking Outloud Thinking Outloud

By George Bailey

Rants on politics, sports, music, economics and other random topics. Listen on Spotify Available on Report content on Spotify Currently playing episode 00:0058:58 May 21, 2023#resistMay 22, 202349:33 May 17, 2023Bipartisanship , R vs D, Trumpism, Public Healthcare, Democracy and public education are discussed…May 20, 202350:33 A cathartic venting (Some explicit content ((naughty words) listener discretion advised)An overview of the Trump CNN "town hall" and other venting on current state of affairs May 11, 2023 May 11, 202343:48 Bipartisanship is dumbReviewing the two organizations tasked with representing the interests of a […]

New $1000 Guaranteed Income Program Payment Date July 2024, Check Eligibility

New $1000 Guaranteed Income Program Payment Date July 2024, Check Eligibility

There has been a rumor that the US citizens will be given the New $1000 Guaranteed Income Program Payment 2024 and the citizens are believing that they will be provided with such a benefit. Though this GIP Payment is not true, still we will guide you about the complete details on this program. The Americans are no longer provided with the Stimulus Check benefits so they are expecting the New $1000 Guaranteed Income Program Payment Date July 2024 but we will not confirm you any of the payment till the time there has been no actual announcement. The individuals […]