Katia Savchuk (opens in new tab) (opens in new tab) Katia Savchuk is an award-winning journalist based in Oakland. Her work has appeared in Mother Jones, Pacific Standard, Forbes, The Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, and many other publications. Latest articles by Katia Savchuk Can Guaranteed Income Help Americans Escape Poverty? Ciara McDonald, a single mother of three in Jackson, Mississippi, received $1,000 a month for a year. Here’s what happened.