Everywhere basic income has been tried, in one map

Everywhere basic income has been tried

Regardless of what has been tried, the landscape has changed forever. Maybe now is the time for UBI. Enjoy this DailyFind, love from CW!

The idea of a basic income was, for decades, something of a policy fantasy. But the last few years have seen it become less outlandish, to the point where we now have many limited basic income programs up and running around the world — perhaps a dry run for a broader embrace of the policy in the coming years. The general idea — that the government should give every citizen a regular infusion of free money with no strings attached — has been around since the 16th century. But it’s recently experienced a remarkable resurgence: Advocates ranging from tech […]

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