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

Into the Black: the winning stories

When we first announced our short fiction contest, Into the Black, we could never have imagined so many of you would be inspired to write about worlds transformed by unconditional cash and financial stability. When it was all over, 650 of you had sent in stories.

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The Economic Security Project Basic Income Reading List

We collected a reading list of some of the most useful and relevant articles, papers, videos from various perspectives to inform the conversation on basic income.

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