Basic Income: The Free Money Experiments (video)

By Jason Bellini

Wall Street Journal

Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Richard Branson and other tech titans are promoting the idea of universal basic income, as a way to help citizens weather job disruptions caused by emerging technologies.

Canada is giving it a try, with a pilot program that gives participants up to $17,000 annually for three years — no strings attached. WSJ’s Jason Bellini checks in on this free money experiment. 

To see the 14-minute video produced by the Wall Street Journal, click here.