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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.
Governor Bill Walker was the first to reduce Alaska's universal basic income program, which was a highly unpopular move.

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.

A basic income pilot in Mississippi will provide 15 black mothers with $1,000 for free every month, and it could lead to a much bigger experiment

Starting in December, a basic income pilot in Jackson, Mississippi will give $1,000 a month to 15 black mothers. Aisha Nyandoro, who is overseeing the year-long pilot, said it will analyze how the women use the income and how the cash affects their well-being.

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.

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.