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Andrew Yang is running for president and wants all Americans to receive a universal basic income.

A Democrat running for president in 2020 is testing a basic income proposal by giving $1,000 per month to a family

A universal basic income is at the core of Democrat Andrew Yang's presidential campaign. Yang is testing the program with a family in New Hampshire.

A Swiss filmmaker tried to raise $6 million for a basic-income experiment that would have given residents up to $2,570 a month

A Swiss filmmaker has failed to crowdsource enough money to start a basic-income experiment for hundreds of residents in the village of Rheinau.
Jagmeet Singh, the leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, poses for a picture in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, on July 13, 2017.

One of the world’s largest basic income experiments was abruptly shortened — now a Canadian political leader is trying to restart it

Jagmeet Singh, leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, is calling for the federal government to fund the rest of Ontario's canceled basic income pilot.

An ambitious basic income experiment started by a major Silicon Valley tech accelerator has been delayed

Y Combinator's study to provide basic income to selected participants for five years has been delayed after a pilot program took a lot longer than anticipated. Now, Y Combinator hopes to start the study by mid-2019, and it has partnered with the University of Michigan to oversee the process.

The first major basic income trial in the US just announced how it plans to give away free money

The Stockton program will provide 100 residents with $500 each month for the duration of the trial. Recipients do not need to be working during the 18-month pilot, and there are no restrictions on how the money can be used.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford reacts during his unofficial swearing in ceremony in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 29, 2018.

‘I feel very betrayed’: Basic-income recipients react to one of the world’s largest experiments suddenly being canceled

To 4,000 Ontario residents living near the poverty line, a basic-income pilot project started last summer was a lifeline. But a new government suddenly canceled the program, leaving some of the recipients in shock.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford reacts during his unofficial swearing in ceremony in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 29, 2018.

A Canadian province just killed one of the world’s largest basic income pilot projects

Ontario's new premier, Doug Ford, killed its three-year basic income project only a year into the pilot. The move left recipients of the stipend shocked.
Michael Tubbs, the mayor of Stockton, California, which is experimenting with basic income.

How a jobs guarantee or basic income could protect Americans from automation and stagnating wages

Technology will continue to grow unabated, so rather than seeking to dull innovation and reduce long-term growth, new approaches may be necessary. If income, not work, is the problem, policy decisions must react to those realities.

Chicago could be the largest US city to launch a basic income pilot — here are the other major experiments around the world

A Chicago alderman has proposed a bill to provide 1,000 families with $500 a month in a pilot that would make Chicago the largest US city to try a basic income program. A number of other cities and countries around the world are running their own basic income experiments.

Google futurist and director of engineering: Basic income will spread worldwide by the 2030s

Basic income will be widespread by the 2030s, according to Google futurist and director of engineering Ray Kurzweil.