What's in a Name

Michael A. Lewis Professor Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center As I’ve observed, listened to, or taken part in discussions about basic income (BI), I’ve noticed people use different definitions…

Preview of the North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress, June 17-19, 2021 

Michael Howard Coordinator, USBIG The annual NABIG Congress is less than a month away. The full program will be posted soon. In the meantime, I’m writing to give you a preview of a few of the exciting sessions that will be available. Plenary…

Could UBI Lead to Lower Wages?

Michael Anthony Lewis  Professor Silberman School of Social Work I recently had an exchange about UBI with a statistics professor. This is someone who identifies as politically left, so they aren’t hostile to the government granting income…