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7 May 2021
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
A lump sum of $7,500 was handed out to people experience homelessness in Vancouver as an experiment. The results show that recipients benefitted by accessing stable housing faster and eventually achieving financial st...
6 March 2021
Stockton, California, United States
A guaranteed income pilot program in Stockton increased full-time employment rates amongst recipients. Cash payments provided “the stability they needed to set goals, take risks, and find new jobs.” In addition to emp...
20 October 2020
Countries spanning several continents have experimented with basic income in often successful attempts to curb poverty, transition into the era of automation, reduce crime, and boost health and happiness outcomes. The...
24 March 2020
Healthy citizens desperate to find a way to help those at risk of developing severe coronavirus symptoms are creating spreadsheets detailing what services they can offer to their neighbors, whether it's grocery shoppi...
19 March 2020
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently asked Roni Rosenfeld, a professor of computer science who typically uses artificial intelligence to forecast the spread of seasonal influenza, to turn his comput...
18 August 2019
As countries look to new ways to best conserve rivers, several are testing out a methodology of giving human rights to the bodies of water. Although not without challenges, this solution offers a way for those harming...
3 May 2019
Many times, a person's economic stability can directly impact other aspects of their life, such as their personal health. Realizing this connection, a Canadian doctor has started prescribing social services as complem...
26 March 2019
When faced with a rise in gang violence, Ecuador tried an approach that was in complete opposition to "zero tolerance," the methodology America has been attempting to use to tackle the problem. Rather than target gang...
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