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

20th March 2015

Citizen’s Income News: Spring 2015

Guy Standing and his colleagues have published Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India – the results of an extensive Citizen’s Income pilot project in India. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation Read More

27th February 2015

On the Benefits and Justice of an Unconditional Basic Income

Click here to read Amy Downes, dissertation. Amy Downes writes: In this paper, I will assess and argue for the introduction of an UBI, laying the basis for this from the Read More