Los Angeles mayor proposes $24M pilot basic income program in budget

LOS ANGELES—Eric Garcetti, the Democrat mayor of Los Angeles, outlined the city’s budget that takes effect on July 1 and includes $24 million earmarked for a Guaranteed Basic Income pilot program…

Ilhan Omar says violence is ‘basic part of police interactions’ with minorities

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., took to Twitter Monday to criticize policing in the U.S. after the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright, a Black man, during a traffic stop in a…

JD Vance: Vaccine passports are a terrible idea that deprive American families of basic choices

Eighteen months ago no one had heard of COVID-19. Twelve months ago most of us were under some form of government-imposed stay-at-home order. Six months ago a vaccine seemed possible…

Kudlow: Biden infrastructure plan could lead to universal basic income

FOX Business’ Larry Kudlow discusses details of the president’s expected $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill. ‘Kudlow‘ host Larry Kudlow warned Tuesday that President Biden’s infrastructure plan could lead to tax hikes,…

San Francisco to pay ‘essential’ artists $1,000 per month basic income in pilot program amid pandemic

You could call it art for art’s sake — plus $1,000 a month. San Francisco plans to start paying 130 local artists $1,000 a month starting in May through the fall in…

Sharon Stone says a producer told her to sleep with ‘Basic Instinct’ co-star to build ‘chemistry’

Sharon Stone is looking back on her most famous film. The 63-year-old star has reflected on the production of “Basic Instinct” in her upcoming memoir “The Beauty of Living Twice.”…

Child tax credit is universal basic income for kids, progressive congressman says

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.V. argues the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill was not a bipartisan effort. Rep. Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., likened the child tax credit included in President…

Meghan Markle told Oprah that ‘everyone has a basic right to privacy’

Meghan Markle has made a claim about privacy following a victorious lawsuit regarding the publication of private correspondence. The Duchess of Sussex, 39, sat down for an in-depth, tell-all interview…

Universal basic income could be coming for kids

Laffer Associates chairman Art Laffer explains how additional coronavirus spending could damage economy. Entrepreneurs, intellectuals and presidential candidates have in recent years touted “universal basic income,” a cash stipend to…

Andrew Yang kicks off NYC mayoral bid, calls for universal basic income

Former 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang on Thursday launched his New York City mayoral campaign — hoping to replace outgoing Bill de Blasio with an audacious pitch for a…