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17th April 2016

Co-operatives UK new report, ‘Not Alone’

Co-operatives UK has published a report, Not Alone: Trade union and co-operative solutions for self-employed workers. The ‘precariat index’ developed in the report combines indicators that measure levels of self-employment Read More

16th April 2016

Laurie Penny writes in the New Statesman: What would society look like with universal basic income?

It may seem blasphemous to neoliberals, but a universal basic wage may be the only choice we have. What would you do if somebody gave you a few hundred pounds Read More

13th April 2016

John Harris writes in the Guardian: Should we scrap benefits and pay everyone £100 a week?

Imagine a Britain where the government pays every adult the basic cost of living. Whether rich or poor – or, crucially, whether you’re in paid employment or not – everyone Read More

22nd March 2016

One reason a day

There really are lots of reasons for a Citizen’s Income, and you can find 101 of them in 101 Reasons for a Citizen’s Income by Malcolm Torry. If you follow Read More

16th March 2016

New Zealand could become one of the first developed countries to introduce a Citizen’s Income.

The Independent reports that ‘New Zealand could become one of the first developed countries to scrap benefits and introduce a basic citizens’ income. Leader of the opposition Andrew Little said his Read More

14th March 2016

SNP conference votes for Citizen’s Income

The Scottish National Party conference has voted to back a Citizen’s/Basic Income. Click here to see details of Ronnie Cowan MP’s speech and the conference decision