Skip to content Skip to navigation

The Buzz Blog

May 1 2020 | Jasmine Wenyi Sun
If you were to stroll through Palo Alto, you would undoubtedly be surrounded by discussions of technology.
Apr 27 2020 | Diana Aguilera
As President Trump says there are plenty of coronavirus tests available, many governors argue they are running short. In recent weeks, the Trump administration has come under growing pressure to do more to assist states in ramping up testing nationwide.
Unforeseen shocks, like the current COVID-19 pandemic, the 2008-09 global financial crisis, or a natural disaster, can wreak havoc on the social and economic well-being of households, communities, states, and countries. The distribution of cash transfers to individuals and families has been used...
Apr 10 2020 | Esha Dhawan
Nearly 60 Stanford undergraduates joined Airbnb Chief Ethics Officer Rob Chesnut via Zoom on Tuesday to discuss how tech companies can maintain integrity in times of crisis. The talk was sponsored by the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society and the Haas Center for Public Service. Chesnut’s...
Apr 10 2020 | Sarah Berger Gonzalez
Today, there are about a dozen basic income-related experiments taking place throughout the world, with a few more proposed to commence within the year. Basic income experiments are testing the various features of a basic income policy including the regular disbursement of unconditional cash to...