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Chicago champions change and challenges poverty with its progressive universal basic income program

Chloe Baxter November 13, 2021

Chicago is prepared to launch one of the nation’s most progressive and expensive universal basic income programs in the year 2022. This program will provide 5000 families with an annual income below...

Faculty: minimum wage increase may improve economy

January 31, 2015

The Illinois Senate passed a bill last month to raise Illinois’s minimum wage to $11 per hour by 2019, which Tristan Coughlin, assistant professor of economics, said would be a step in the right direction. He...

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