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

Why We’re Investing in Mayor Tubbs and Stockton

A few months ago I called Mayor Michael Tubbs, the charismatic young mayor of Stockton, CA, to hear his thoughts about the universal basic income, an idea that my colleagues at the Economic Security Project and I were exploring.

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Working Families Tax Credit

The Working Families Tax Credit puts cash into the pockets of hard-working Americans by modernizing the Earned Income Tax Credit.

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