“A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.”
I decided to make this website to help spread the word about UBI. I got this idea from BIEN (Basic Income Earth Network ), my choice of NGO.Taking an action means to do something that will change someone’s behaviour or the way they act about a problem in the world and I want others to do the same, to spread the word about UBI. Tell a friend, vote for people who want to make UBI happen and let people know about your opinion. NGO Basic Income […]
Sam Pitroda Doyen of the national telecom revolution, Sam Pitroda, has said that he is not satisfied with electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the country. He said the devices needed to be carefully studied to find out the flaws.
"As an engineer, as a technical expert, I am not satisfied. I cannot pinpoint the casue because I don’t have one. If we get it for one year, we can study. One needs to understand the design, software and other things. But we can definitely say that something is wrong. What it is, that we don’t know [ Kuch toh gadbad […]
OLEAN — U.S. Rep. Tom Reed went to the source for questions on Social Security and Medicare Wednesday — the John Ash Senior Center where he held a town hall with about 25 older residents.
Reed, R-Corning, was named Republican leader on Social Security by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy after Democrats won control of the House this year.
Reed told the group that the Social Security Trust Fund risks going upside down — where benefits exceed the amount of money coming into the program — in 2034. The Social Security Disability Fund faces the same thing in 2032. Medicare could […]
You might have heard of Andrew Yang. He’s running for president as a Democrat. A long shot, for sure, but he’s already generated considerable interest and support. Last month, he announced that he had received contributions from over 65,000 donors in over 20 states, enough to qualify him for the first round of debates by the Democratic candidates.
Yang, from a Taiwanese immigrant family, was born in Schenectady, NY, went to elite schools, and became a corporate lawyer working for startup companies. Later he served as the CEO of Manhattan Prep, a company which administers the Graduate Management Admission Test […]
Switching from a savings mentality during your working years to a spending one in retirement takes a good plan. Here are some strategies for positioning your savings to safely and comfortably support your retirement lifestyle. Getty Images The moment is arriving: After decades of sweating and saving, you’re about to retire and glide off into a golden sunset. No more dealing with the boss’s temper tantrums, catching the 7 a.m. train into the city or ironing those white shirts on Sunday night.
If it were only that easy to switch your mindset from accumulating savings for retirement to distributing those […]
Welcome to How I Made It Work — Bustle UK’s financial series which aims to demystify money and the process of achieving financial stability. This time HIMIW hears from a 35-year-old freelance graphic designer who owns a house in London and prioritises job satisfaction over guaranteed income. Read on to find out how she made it work.
Age: 35 Occupation: Freelance graphic and web designer for the wellness and food industries Location: London How would you describe your current financial status? Overall sufficient for living and paying a mortgage in London but need my partner’s income to […]
The party has started sending personalised letters from Congress president Rahul Gandhi to 12 million poor households which will vote in the third phase of the ongoing national election on April 23, a strategist for the Congress said.
As Nyay (named after its Hindi acronym) gains popularity among constituents, the party is hoping to play on the word (it means justice in Hindi) and use it in the context of jobs, GST, empowerment of women, and the agrarian crisis to underline the party’s intent to fix problems. As Nyay (named after its Hindi acronym) gains popularity among constituents, the […]
Andrew Yang / yang2020.com Businessman Andrew Yang is becoming a grassroots sensation. Yang, an entrepreneur and the founder of Venture for America , is a unique 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.
The field at the moment is full of experienced politicians, most of whom agree on the core issues: rejoining the Paris climate agreement, passing “common sense” gun safety legislation, and expanding health care coverage via some version of Medicare-for-all.
Meanwhile, Yang has focused on articulating a radical critique of American political economy: he believes automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence will soon make millions of jobs obsolete.To counteract the worst effects of […]
Reason.com managing editor Peter Suderman on how New Jersey’s largest city plans to test a universal basic income program.
Some residents in Stockton, California, are being given a free stipend to live on as part of a universal basic income experiment .
Universal basic income (UBI) is a modern welfare scheme through which citizens are granted a consistent, livable income from the government, without condition.Called the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration, the test involves at least 100 residents who are set to receive $500 each month in guaranteed income over the course of 18 months.The money is distributed on pre-paid debit […]
A looming healthcare and senior care problem, and alarmingly low average private sector worker savings, have prompted the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) to propose a new pension plan model.
In a research paper by Ryerson University’s NIA titled Filling the Cracks in Pension Coverage: Introducing Workplace Tax Free Pension Plans , Dr Bonnie-Jeanne MacDonald called for the creation of workplace Tax Free Pension Plans (TFPPs) to better support financial security in retirement for those who need it most.
Just like a TFSA, which is used for personal savings, the NIA’s director of financial security research believes the same option could […]