4th January 2017

The January 2017 Citizen’s Income Trust update

To view the January 2017 update, click here.

3rd January 2017

A response to a recent article in The Independent

John Rentoul has written an article entitled ‘Basic Income is the latest bad political idea that refuses to die’. We would not normally write a critical response to such articles, but the selective Read More

3rd January 2017

Obituary: Professor Sir Tony Atkinson

The economist Sir Tony Atkinson died on the 1st January. I have on my shelves three of Tony’s books which between them represent the significance of his contribution to social Read More

2nd January 2017

An update on the Finnish Basic Income experiment

For the most recent news on the Finnish experiment, click here. And to hear answers to some questions about the pilot project, listen to the BBC’s World Tonight broadcast on Read More

2nd January 2017

Update on Fife and Glasgow pilot projects

The Guardian has published an article on the current state of Fife’s and Glasgow’s plans for Citizen’s Income pilot projects: Scotland looks set to be the first part of the UK to Read More

21st December 2016

Citizen’s Income: the answer to poverty, insecurity, and health inequality?

The British Medical Journal has published an article by Anthony Painter of the Royal Society of Arts entitled ‘Universal Basic Income: The answer to poverty, insecurity, and health inequality?’ … The Read More