One legacy from COVID-19: More money for needy Americans

One legacy from COVID-19: More money for needy Americans

The economic upheaval caused by Covid-19 pandemic for millions of Americans incite an increase in a form of charitable gift that has proven to be extremely effective in helping people navigate disaster: Giving them money without ties.

So-called guaranteed income programs has launched in 40 cities in the United States, where individuals and families living close to the poverty line receive monthly scholarships that they can use as they wish.

“The pandemic really showed people that the existing economic system just wasn’t enough,” said Michael Tubbs, former mayor of Stockton, California, and founder of Mayors for a Guaranteed Income. “When people […]

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