Universal basic income: a test case
Nov 4, 2019

Universal basic income: a test case

Jobs numbers were better than expected, and stock markets start the week of strong. We look at Uber’s stock “lockup” period. A Stockton, California charity tries out a guaranteed $500 a month for families.

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California city experiments with guaranteed income of $500 per month

Nov 4, 2019
Supporters of the pilot program say it's a step toward economic equality.
Jovan Bravo, 31, is one of 125 residents of Stockton, CA receiving a $500 monthly stipend from a pilot project testing the concept of universal basic income.
Sammy Caiola

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Chicago Falcon The Budos Band

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer

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