Economic Security Project

Economic Security Project

It’s time to end poverty and rebuild the middle class in America. We believe cash is an effective way to achieve that.

We’re a group of organizers, policymakers, artists, and technologists exploring how cash can help people adapt to the new economy. Learn More

We fund research to inform the debate, campaigns to expand access to cash, and cultural initiatives to inspire the public’s imagination. Learn More

There’s a growing conversation about how basic income could work for Americans. Here’s what we’ve learned so far. Learn More

What a New Survey from Alaska Can Teach Us about Public Support for Basic Income

Executive summary of results available here.

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Into the Black: A Short Fiction Contest With a Big Prize

The future of work has never seemed so uncertain. Automation is knocking on the door and already too many Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, unable to meet their monthly expenses and unable to envision a different fate for themselves.

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