Pandemic Policymaking: An Opportunity For UBI Supporters

Universal Basic Income Universal basic income (UBI) is an economic policy that guarantees each governed citizen a periodic sum of money, no strings attached. Unlike other types of social security, every person can receive UBI benefits regardless of factors like employment status or income. Most recently, former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang used his platform […]

Congress Needs to Extend the Federal Unemployment Relief Plan

The Original Plan In order to manage the spike in unemployment due to COVID-19, the federal government granted an additional $600 per week to unemployed Americans. This $600 is in addition to a usually meager weekly amount provided by state unemployment services. Over the last few months, this additional money has been incredibly helpful to […]