10th January 2016

Citizen’s Pension in the Netherlands

A pension for all citizens aged over 65 was introduced in the Netherlands in 1947 by a social democrat minister. The flat rate, tax-funded pension, called the AOW (Algemene Ouderdomswet) Read More

14th October 2015

Citizens’ Income News: Autumn 2015

The Institute of Gerontology at King’s College, London, has published a report, An Age Friendly City – How far has London come? by Anthea Tinker and Jay Ginn: Oe of Read More

15th June 2015

Conference report: London Futurists’ event: The Case For Universal Basic Income, 14th February 2015

What will be the impact of technological change on society? We are often told that people whose jobs are automated will simply retrain and find work in new occupations, the Read More

15th June 2015

Conference report: A future without poverty: A conference jointly organised by the Fabian Society and Bright Blue

On Monday 2nd March well over a hundred people gathered to hear Andrew Harrop, General Secretary of the Left-leaning think tank Fabian Society, and Ryan Shorthouse, Director of the Right-leaning Read More

15th June 2015

Obituary: Philip Vince

19 February 1933 – 4 February 2015 Philip Vince was a faithful member of the Liberal/Liberal Democrat Party for sixty-five years, and he regularly attended party conferences. Both William Beveridge Read More

15th June 2015

Citizen’s Income News: Summer 2015

Community Links has published two reports. Just About Surviving studies the cumulative impact of recent welfare reforms on the residents of the London Borough of Newham. ‘People want to work Read More

Page 27 of 39« First...1020...2526272829...Last »