Universal Basic Income

The Dystopia and Utopia Issue

Basic Income Is Already Transforming Life and Work in a Postindustrial Canadian City

In Hamilton, Ontario, a basic income pilot is improving individual lives—but bureaucratic pitfalls and tepid goals can limit its potential.
Jordan Pearson
4.23.18
Universal Basic Income

This Scottish Town Is Planning to Give Residents Free Money

Could Kelty's citizens income experiment show the way to utopia?
Liam Turbett
2.1.17
News

What Do Inmates in the UK Think of Everyone Getting a Free Basic Income?

Asking criminals what they think of being given free money.
Anonymous
6.7.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Hillary Clinton wins the Puerto Rico primary, civilians trying to flee Fallujah have been killed by ISIS, a surprise Kanye gig in NYC had to be canceled after thousands of fans shut down the East Village, and more.
Vice Beta
6.6.16
News

What Would Happen If We Gave Everyone Free Money?

No one knows, but several new experiments in universal basic income hope to find out.
Arielle Pardes
6.2.16
tech

What Life Will Look Like After the Robots Steal All Our Jobs

Most people hate their jobs anyway. Why not kick your feet up and let a robot do it for you?
Arielle Pardes
11.18.15
tech

The Cryptocurrency-Based Projects That Would Pay Everyone Just for Being Alive

Although there's a 0 percent chance of the US Congress enacting universal basic income, techies have launched their own DIY basic income schemes through the distribution of online currencies like Bitcoin.
Nathan Schneider
5.29.15
The Outta My Way, I’m Walking Here Issue

Why the Tech Elite Is Getting Behind Universal Basic Income

Why not give money to people just for being alive?
Nathan Schneider
1.6.15