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Universal Basic Income Is Our Best Weapon Against The Rising Far Right
Professor of Development, University of London; author, “The P...
Without basic economic security, people often behave selfishly and vote irresponsibly.
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Here's All The Ways Giving Cash To Poor People Helps
It's really that simple.
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Facebook Co-Founder Giving Millions Directly To The Poor, No Strings Attached
GiveDirectly has a straightforward approach to helping the world's poorest people: just give them cash, no strings attached
This Startup Gives Poor People A Year's Income, No Strings Attached
They've given away $15 million and counting, and the results have been extraordinary.
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Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, UNICEF
A growing body of evidence suggests that social protection measures -- with cash grants leading the way -- are, in fact, an innovative, efficient way of reducing poverty. Are they the most effective? Perhaps. What's certainly clear is that, far from being a cost, they have become an investment.
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In Liberia, Mobile Banking to Help Ebola-affected Women Traders
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality a...
In a country where approximately 85 percent of daily market traders are women, Ebola prevention measures are having a drastic impact on their livelihoods and economic security.
Subsidies -- Love Them or Hate Them, It's Better to Target Them
Director, IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia Department
Like many things, there may be a time and a place for using subsidies. But they need to be better targeted. And, often, there will be better alternatives. Alternatives that do a better job of protecting the poor.
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