Universal Basic Income

A Guide to Circles, the Project Bringing UBI and FOMO to Ethereum’s xDai Sidechain

Circles has had its glitches in the early going. Here's what you need to know to get into the newest crypto-powered universal basic income (UBI) project.

Tech  ·  22 October 2020

Your Wallet in 2030 Will Be Full of Free Money

Real freedom will come when monetary stimulus goes directly to the people, writes Yoni Assia, founder and CEO of eToro

People  ·  13 October 2020

DeFi Meets Universal Basic Income With Just-Launched Project From eToro

eToro's GoodDollar initiative will provide a universal basic income for some of the world's poorest by incentivizing people to yield farm on its platform.

Business  ·  8 September 2020

Money Reimagined: Designer Money for a Machine-Run, Post-COVID World

The pandemic is likely to accelerate a shift to automation, putting people out of work and raising the need for new types of money.

Tech  ·  22 May 2020

Andrew Yang Says Current Stimulus Payments to Americans Aren’t Enough

Andrew Yang, ex-presidential contender and friend of crypto, says today's stimulus won't get Americans through the crisis. (Also, he might run for NYC mayor.)

People  ·  15 April 2020

How to Get Money to People in an Emergency, Fast

How do you get emergency dollars to Americans fast? You use smartphones, not checks and bank accounts.

Policy & regulation  ·  7 April 2020

How Central Banks Could Use Digital Cash to Deliver Universal Basic Income

Central banks are well placed to deliver regular, no-questions-asked monthly payments to everyone, and to manage any ensuing inflation.

Policy & regulation  ·  30 March 2020

You Are the Product: A Three-Step Plan to Take Back Control of Personal Data

Personal data is monetized, giving us, the providers, nothing of the pie. Entrepreneur Jennifer Zhu Scott has a three-step plan for taking back control.

People  ·  20 February 2020