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18th February 2019

A meeting in Sheffield on the 9th March

The UBI Lab in Sheffield is holding a meeting on the 9th March: Activists and researchers will gather from across the North and further afield to share their experiences, discuss Read More

5th February 2019

BIEN Congress 2019 in India from the 22nd to the 25th August

For details of this year’s BIEN congress, and for the call for papers, click here.              

5th February 2019

Recent research on Universal Credit

The London School of Economics has published research about the alleged simplicity of Universal Credit and the lived experience of benefit claimants. Kate Summers and David Young challenge the assumed Read More

4th February 2019

A new report on the Scottish pilot project feasibility study

Coryn Barclay, Julie McLachlan, and Mhairi Paterson, Exploring the practicalities of a basic income pilot, Dunfermline: Carnegie UK Trust, 2019, 1-912908-04-2, free to download.  This report is the result of Read More

3rd February 2019

BBC TV programme about the Finland experiment

The Basic Income experiment in Finland has now finished, and we await the results of the evaluation. The BBC has published an Our World programme featuring some of those who received Read More

30th January 2019

Basic Income: Towards an Intellectual History

In January 2019, Peter Sloman, Daniel Zamora and I welcomed over fifty scholars, campaigners and students to Cambridge for a one-day conference on ‘Basic Income: towards an Intellectual History’. The Read More