How a basic income experiment helped these Kenyans weather the Covid-19 crisis

How a basic income experiment helped these Kenyans weather the Covid-19 crisis

Several years ago, researchers in Kenya decided to study the effects of a universal basic income (UBI) trial on people’s wellbeing. Some 6,000 recipients in a 12-year trial beginning around 2017 received 75 cents a day — not much, but enough, their research found, for…

Trump failed on the opioid crisis — and Democrats are letting him get away with it

Trump failed on the opioid crisis — and Democrats are letting him get away with it

The Republican National Convention on Tuesday spent more time on the opioid epidemic than the entirety of the Democratic National Convention. In a touching speech, Ryan Holets, a police officer in New Mexico, told a story about how he adopted a child from a person…

The 2020 DNC was an eerie look at a country in crisis — and great TV

The 2020 DNC was an eerie look at a country in crisis — and great TV

For months now, the 2020 presidential election hasn’t felt entirely real to me. The obvious reason is that the global outbreak of Covid-19 scrambled everything about the campaign to such a degree that it felt ever so slightly like an event happening in some other…

Analyst Who Predicted 2008 Crisis Says Bitcoin Wildly Underpriced – But Ethereum More Bullish in the Short Term

Analyst Who Predicted 2008 Crisis Says Bitcoin Wildly Underpriced – But Ethereum More Bullish in the Short Term

Former Goldman Sachs hedge fund manager Raoul Pal says Bitcoin (BTC) is seriously undervalued. The CEO of Real Vision and Global Macro Investor, who predicted the 2008 financial crisis, is explaining why he is making a long-term bet on the leading cryptocurrency. He says Bitcoin’s…