Posts Tagged ‘income’

Cost of Living Crisis: Germany Mulls Bailing Out Low-Income Citizens as Food Price Crunch ‘Likely’ to Worsen

Germany’s federal authorities are considering a bailout for low-income citizens as the country’s cost of living crisis looks “likely” to worsen.

Report: Low Income Families Hit Hardest by Baby Formula Shortage

Low income families and those on government support programs are being hit hardest by the national shortage of baby formula, a report Thursday detailed.

Biden had $5.2 million in unexplained income, an analysis of the president’s financial records shows.

Joe’s missing millions! Financial records reveal Biden had $5.2million in unexplained income – as emails show he paid Hunter’s legal bills for one megabucks Chinese deal and was tapped as ‘big guy’ to get a 10% cut in another

Rhode Island Dems Seek To Double State Income Tax For Parents Of Unvaccinated Minors

Rhode Island Democrats have introduced a bill that would double the state income tax for residents who have unvaccinated children.

Rhode Island: Mandatory Vax or Pay Double Your Income Tax

Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice.

IRS Requirement to Report Stolen Property as Income Goes Viral

Several posts displaying the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) guideline requiring taxpayers to report stolen goods as income went viral this week, leading to an array of online speculation as to the practical consequences of the requirement as well as references to the recent wave of mass lootings. The IRS requires U.S. citizens to list goods […]

Inflation Causing Hardship For 45% Of U.S. Households; Lower-Income Americans Most Affected: Gallup

By Mohamed Younis of Gallup, As the peak of holiday shopping approaches and winter temperatures drive up heating costs across the U.S., 45% of American households report that recent price increases are causing their family some degree of financial hardship. Ten percent describe it as severe hardship affecting their standard of living, while another 35% say […]

Obama Presidential Center Brings Rising Costs to Low-Income Chicago Residents

As the Obama Presidential Center continues construction near Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood, many low-income residents are asking the city for protection over fears that property taxes, insurance, and interest rates will skyrocket as the neighborhood changes to a more upscale area. Many residents of the Woodlawn and South Shore neighborhoods fear being driven out of […]

Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA) Will Raise Social Security Beneficiaries Income By 5.9%

by Admin · Published November 4, 2021 · Updated November 4, 2021 Latest Cost-Of-Living Adjustment Automatic DeterminationsCOLA historyHow COLA is usedFederal SSI benefit rateWage-indexed amounts What is a COLA?Legislation enacted in 1973 provides for cost-of-living adjustments, or COLAs. With COLAs, Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits keep pace with inflation.Latest COLAThe latest COLA […]

Los Angeles Launches Largest Universal Basic Income Pilot

Los Angeles Launches Largest Universal Basic Income Pilot Date: October 28, 2021Author: Nwo Report Source: Grace Dean via Business InsiderLos Angeles is launching a universal-basic income (UBI) pilot program, set to be the biggest in the US so far.The scheme will give about 3,000 families in poverty $1,000 a month for a year, and there are […]

Chicago To Launch Huge Universal Basic Income Program

Chicago To Launch Huge Universal Basic Income Program Date: October 28, 2021Author: Nwo Report Even though UBI trials have not produced tangible benefits to society, city after city continues to take the plunge, expecting different results. Americans are generally against UBI, preferring work to being on the government dole. Some claim that robots will displace […]

Having More Than Once Source of Income Can Make You Rich; Here’s How to Make It Happen

This story originally appeared on MarketBeat Did you know that really rich people rely on several sources of income—not just one? The reality is that a total of 54 percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck—that’s 125 million U.S. adults, according to LendingClub and PYMNTS. Of this group, 21 percent struggle to pay their bills, […]

With no Covid Pass, my wife and I are banished from society. We have no income.

Dear people everywhere: please take a few minutes to read this,Then, PLEASE do NOT assume“this won’t happen where I live; we don’t operate like that, here”.Because this IS being perpetrated at a global level, so what you think about what is permitted where you life is totally wrong. Local politicians are merely cover for pan-global […]

Artemia: a multi-million dollar source of income in Lake Urmia

Artemia: a multi-million dollar source of income in Lake Urmia – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Artemia of Lake Urmia is of great commercial value and if exported, it will be a multi-million-dollar source of income for the country, Salman Zaker, a member of the Majlis (Iranian parliament) has said. So far, 9 species of Artemia have […]

US Households Paying No Income Tax Hit 61 Percent of Total in 2020

By Laura DavisonFrom Bloomberg News Nearly 61 percent of U.S households paid no federal income taxes during pandemic-stricken year of 2020, because of declines in income and boosts to government subsidies that wiped away tax liabilities, according to data from the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. The number of households owing nothing came in at 106.8 […]

Forest Food — Important Source of Nutrition, Income and Joy for the Poor

                                                                             “ They had never in their short lives had nice things to eat . They were young […]

Activists, Politicians Seek ‘Desegregation’ of California City by Adding Low-Income, Multi-Unit Housing

Piedmont, California, is a small suburb with a population of 10,667 surrounded by the gritty city of Oakland, population 425,097. Piedmont is almost exclusively zoned for single family dwellings and is home to prosperous businesses.  Activists and politicians are trying to end that distinction by forcing Piedmont to build “affordable housing” and increase density by […]

Eric Garcetti Unveils ‘Justice Budget’: Income Grants, ‘DACA Fees,’ ‘Slavery Reparations,’ ‘Alternatives to Policing’

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told the city Monday evening in his annual “State of the City” address that L.A. was more “just” and “forward-looking” after a year of pandemic, riots, and economic shock. “Through our pain and our trauma, we showed who we are, and defined what we believe,” Garcetti said. Join us live […]

Universal Basic Income (UBI) is the Road to Serfdom

by David Gordon Many people think that a universal basic income (UBI) would be a good substitute for the welfare state. Under this proposal, each person resident in a country would receive a guaranteed income, sufficient to live at a modest level. People would get the money unconditionally. Image: IntelligenceSquaredUS.org Unlike welfare payments, the UBI […]

Goats on Zoom: English farm finds new income by livening up video conferences

Many of us are struggling with lockdown fatigue – and if you’re working from home, you might be looking for ways to brighten up your video meetings. A British farmer was half-kidding when she suggested hiring out her goats to make surprise appearances. But a year into the pandemic, she has made over €56,000 doing […]

Asian Women Have Higher Median Income Than ‘Privileged’ White Men

We are told time and again how racist and sexist America is, and how minorities have such a hard time trying to get ahead, but is that really the case? Most companies simply look for the most talented people to fill roles, but are also incentivized (and required) to hire non-Whites as part of affirmative […]

Calls For Universal Basic Income Increase As Government Support Fails

Above photo: Via YouTube/The Matt Skidmore Show and YouTube/The Telegraph. Elected representatives across the UK have called on the government to prevent poverty by trialling Universal Basic Income (UBI). On 30 October, 520 MPs, councillors, peers, mayors and members of devolved assemblies, wrote to chancellor Rishi Sunak. They emphasised how current government support is leaving many families in poverty. […]

Communist California Charity Will Give ‘Guaranteed Income’ to Ex-Felons & Illegal Immigrants

Free gibs for anyone but law-abiding white citizens! Fox News: Hundreds of people living in the California city of Compton, including those out of prison and illegal immigrants, will be eligible to receive guaranteed income as part of a new pilot program over the next two years.  Compton Mayor Aja Brown announced Monday that The Compton Pledge, […]

The Deeper Side of Universal Basic Income That’s Not Often Discussed

The Facts: A 19 year old woman has filed a lawsuit against pharmaceutical giant Merck, alleging that the company misled the FDA, legislators, doctors and moms about the safety and efficacy of its Gardasil vaccine and caused her permanent injuries. Reflect On: According to the Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS), more than 64,000 reports […]

Germany Starts Universal Basic Income Trial Giving Some Citizens $1400 A Month For 3 Years

The Facts: A small trial in Germany is set to take place giving participants $1400 a month for three years. They will compare the lives of those who receive it, and the participants who don’t. Reflect On: Why is the concept of universal basic income rejected by the major political parties in most developed nations? […]

Germany Begins A Universal-Basic-Income Trial For Three Years

Starting this week, 120 Germans will receive a form of universal basic income every month for three years. The concept of universal basic income has gained traction in recent years, and Finland tested a form of it in 2017. Germany is about to become the latest country to trial a universal basic income, starting a […]

Why Everyone Should Have Multiple Streams of Income to Survive What’s Coming

By Patrice Lewis It’s among the most dreaded news imaginable: You’ve been laid off from your job. In the last few months, this scenario has played out for untold millions of people. Suddenly your financial security is gone, and everything you’ve worked for has been snatched away. When most people lose their jobs, they panic. […]

It’s Time To Build New, Mixed-Income Public Housing

It’s Time To Build New, Mixed-Income Public Housing Above Photo: ‘Albany Public Housing,’ by Paul Sableman via flickr, CC BY 2.0 Is today the time to fight for public housing in the United States? That’s the argument of “Social Housing in the United States,” a new report published by the People’s Policy Project, an independent think tank. […]

Universal Basic Income: Left or Right?

Universal Basic Income: Left or Right? Above Photo: By Generation Grundeinkommen | CC BY 2.0 Universal basic income, a regular unconditional cash payment to the whole population is increasingly being discussed in social, political, academic circles and among citizens in general. People are championing it from right and left. But, if it’s being pushed from both […]

Finland Ends Its Experiment with Universal Basic Income

April 27, 2018 By Daniel J. Mitchell I’m conflicted. I’ve repeatedly expressed skepticism about the idea of governments providing a “basic income” because I fear the work ethic will (further) erode if people automatically receive a substantial chunk of money. Moreover, I also fear that a basic income will lead to an ever-expanding burden […]

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