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This soccer star who came from nothing has been funding universal basic income in his hometown for years

Sadio Mané gives about $76 a month to everyone in a "very poor region of Senegal" and has also fund…

Theron Mohamed   


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South Africa's cash giveaway plan is not universal basic income, experts say

A South African program would pay too little money to too few people to qualify as universal basic …

Theron Mohamed   


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Universal basic income has gone from utopian vision to economic reality. Here's what you need to know about UBI.

Universal basic income is quickly gaining traction, with several trials and some famous proponents …

Theron Mohamed   


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YouTube star MrBeast doubles down on cash giveaways with $200,000 donation to a universal basic income program

MrBeast, known for handing cash to strangers, used his Beast Philanthropy organization to support a…

Theron Mohamed   


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This state just inched closer to giving every resident a $750 universal basic income each year with no strings attached

Oregon residents may soon vote on a universal basic income program that would give every resident $…

Erin Snodgrass   


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Kenya is experimenting with universal basic income. Here's what the US could learn about no-strings payments.

Kenya's universal basic income program, which will continue through 2030, is offering no-strings ca…

Allie Kelly   


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Elon Musk predicts universal basic income will take off once AI replaces workers. Read his 8 best quotes about UBI.

The Tesla and SpaceX chief predicts a "universal high income" as AI replaces workers, giving them m…

Theron Mohamed   


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Here's an idea: a worldwide universal basic income paid for by a carbon tax. A study found that it could boost the global GDP by 130%.

A global universal basic income funded by carbon taxes could grow the global GDP by 130% while prom…

Katie Balevic   


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Universal basic income is 'straight out of the Karl Marx playbook,' financial guru Dave Ramsey says

Handing out cash with no strings attached discourages people from working and reaping the rewards o…

Theron Mohamed   


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Billionaire Ray Dalio thinks universal basic income is no magic wand — and may even do more harm than good

The Bridgewater Associates founder welcomed giving people some financial "wiggle room," but said no…

Theron Mohamed   


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South Africa could be the first-ever country to provide a no-strings-attached universal basic income

The African National Congress said it would create a national universal basic income program within…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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The plot of a new Fox animated comedy series is about a guy who gets a $3,000 monthly 'universal basic income'

Fox's new animated series 'Universal Basic Guys' satirizes basic income programs. It follows two gu…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Anthropic CEO says we need to think bigger than a universal basic income if we want to solve the AI inequality problem

Anthropic CEO Dario Amodei says AI will change the economy so drastically that a universal basic in…

Lakshmi Varanasi   


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OpenAI's Sam Altman has a new idea for a universal basic income

Sam Altman said "universal basic compute," could potentially be more valuable than a traditional un…

Lakshmi Varanasi   


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AI 'godfather' Geoffrey Hinton says he's 'very worried' about AI taking jobs and has advised the British government to adopt a universal basic income

Geoffrey Hinton, an early pioneer of AI technology, says people will lose jobs and advised the Brit…

Lakshmi Varanasi   


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Universal basic income is working even in red states

All across America, giving people free cash is reducing homelessness, increasing employment, and im…

Michael Venutolo-Mantovani   


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Sam Altman's basic-income study is out. Here's what it found.

Sam Altman's basic-income study lasted three years and included 3,000 people, making it one of the …

Noah Sheidlower,Kenneth Niemeyer,Katie Balevic,Lakshmi Varanasi   


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Some people are being given thousands of dollars with no strings attached in universal basic income trials. They mostly spend the cash wisely.

A common question about universal basic income, or UBI, is how people spend the money, but early tr…

Theron Mohamed   


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A basic income program helped struggling kids enjoy huge success — and even become Olympians

A basic income program in rural Romania put one child on the path to jobs at Electronic Arts and Mi…

Theron Mohamed   


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Universal basic income could be a really simple solution to homelessness, a researcher from a study that gave people $750 a month says

Findings from a new study show that a basic income plan could be a simple solution for homelessness…

Natalie Musumeci