WBEZ Business Story: Universal Basic Income

A Chicago task force recommends $1,000 monthly payouts for some in lower income areas — an idea Stockton, California, was about to launch. Before the recommendations were released, I’d been following the story closely, interviewing a then-local alderman, the mayor of Stockton and other experts about the idea of giving people a guaranteed income.

Universal Basic Income Pilot In Chicago Takes Cues From California


June 13, 2019