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A villager shows his mobile phone confirmation of a Universal Basic Income payment in Bondo, Kenya.

A new study on universal basic income says it doesn’t achieve its main purpose and is economically illiterate

A report by the New Economics Foundation says UBI is not affordable, and — most importantly — does relatively little to alleviate poverty.
Andrew Yang rally in Washington, DC.

‘Chant my name!’: Democrat Andrew Yang’s raucous rally at the Lincoln Memorial showed why young people love the math-obsessed candid...

Yang turned out an impressive crowd for DC, which is among the last primary votes in the 2020 race.
Andrew Yang.

Andrew Yang is running for president in 2020. Here’s everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition.

Yang is an entrepreneur who, among other things, wants to give every American $1,000 a month in universal basic income.

An entrepreneur who’s running for president explains how he’d give every American $1,000 a month and solve the ‘fake news’ pro...

You probably haven't heard of Andrew Yang, but he has a plan to overcome his low name recognition and get on the Democratic debate stages this June.

Alaska’s Republican governor wants to give every resident more than $4,000 for the next 3 years, but not everyone is happy

Nearly all Alaskans receive around $2,000 each year from the state's permanent fund. Its future is a major point of contention.
US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York, and US Senator Ed Markey (R), Democrat of Massachusetts, speak during a press conference to announce Green New Deal legislation to promote clean energy programs outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, February 7, 2019.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and team attempt damage control after a fumbled Green New Deal rollout that included a line about paying Americans ‘unw...

One of Ocasio-Cortez's advisers said on Fox News the line was from a "doctored" document, but another staffer conceded it had been posted to her site.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s staff says a document that supported paying Americans ‘unwilling to work’ was accidentally released

Confusion ensued after Ocasio-Cortez's team appeared to back away from their claims that the document was doctored or mistakenly published.
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.

Critics of universal basic income argue giving people money for nothing discourages working — but a study of Alaska’s 36-year-old program ...

A University of Chicago study found that Alaska's long-running universal basic income program does not cause people to work less.