News

10th September 2018

A new report from the IPPR

The Institute for Public Policy Research’s Commission on Economic Justice has published its final report, Prosperity and Justice: A plan for the new economy As the IPPR says, the report Read More

10th September 2018

Karen Buck MP and Declan Gaffney suggest a Partial Basic Income

A new blog post by Karen Buck MP and Declan Gaffney asks whether a Partial Basic Income might be ‘a practical response to our society’s widening inequality’.   For supporters, a Basic Read More

8th September 2018

Recent news from the Finland experiment

The organisers of the Finland experiment have published news about the experiment’s evaluation: … The main goal of the analysis is to help understand how receiving a basic income affects Read More

8th September 2018

An article about sanctions from the LSE

The London School of Economics has published a new article, Why benefit sanctions are both ineffective and harmful, based on research about the UK’s sanctions regime: … Without a major rethink, millions of Read More

8th September 2018

The problems of Universal Credit

Paul Spicker has written a new blog about problems related to Universal Credit: The problems that he lists include the muddled system for verification, which cannot be done online the Read More

21st August 2018

An opinion, and a research report

Two contrasting articles have been published during the past week: The Scottish Herald has published a report on a debate held in Edinburgh: Proposals to hand everyone in Scotland a Read More