The guaranteed income experiment that’s paid off

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Mar 19, 2021 | Current events | Making change
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Stockton’s basic-income experiment has paid off

A common argument against welfare is that people will stop working if they’re just given free money. A two-year experiment that ended in January has busted that myth. When 125 low-income residents in Stockton, CA received $500 a month with no strings attached, they proved the opposite was true — more...

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