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Could America ever seriously entertain a guaranteed basic income? Above, members of ‘Generation Basic Income’ in Switzerland stand with 8 million Swiss coins after securing a ballot referendum on an unconditional basic income. Photo by...
Two residents of a care home for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia patients walk hand-in-hand. Photo by Alexandra Beier/Getty Images In June 2012, Gary Epstein-Lubow stepped out of a national conference on support for patients with Alzheimer’s...
A job seeker reviews listings in the Job Finder at the Rigzone Oil & Gas Career Fair in San Antonio, Texas. The U.S. Senate is set to pass jobless-benefits legislation for the long-term unemployed that expired last year. Photo by Eddie Seal/...
Australian Defense Vessel Ocean Shield has found what may be new evidence pointing to the location of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370′s black box. But it could take a few days for officials to confirm whether this “promising lead...
Mickey Rooney in a 1940 studio portrait.Mickey Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose acting career spanned nine decades across film, television and stage, died Sunday night from natural causes at his North Hollywood home at the age of 93. Rooney, born...
Older Americans may be attached to Social Security, but the system is significantly more underfunded than most Americans realize, Larry Kotlikoff argues, which will stick younger generations with a massive bill. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images....