The program aims to improve pregnancy outcomes for Black and brown expectant parents, who face disproportionately high maternal and infant mortality.
As the coronavirus pandemic shatters the economy, Stockton, California, Mayor Michael Tubbs has two words for the president: "Go big."
"No proposed plan for universal basic income has been perfect, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try."
The entrepreneur announced the plan as one of the participants in the latest Democratic presidential debate.
Stockton is giving $500 a month to more than 100 residents as part of a universal basic income experiment.
"We're not struggling."
Changing the nature of work Can basic income become a worldwide policy? Moyan Brenn/Flickr, CC BY-SA Providing the means
Without basic economic security, people often behave selfishly and vote irresponsibly.