7th October 2010

Conference Report: The BIEN Congress in Sao Paulo

The Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) has come of age. It held its fourteenth international congress in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo on June 30-July 3, 2010, and was Read More

7th October 2010

Citizen’s Income News, Autumn 2010

One of the more interesting pieces of news to come out of the recent Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) congress is that Iran might become the first country to establish Read More

7th September 2010

Obituary: Charlotte Markson

Charlotte Markson, a Citizen’s Income Trust trustee since 2006 and often a source of valuable advice before that, died on the 31st July after a long battle with leukemia. Charlotte Read More

7th August 2010

Conference Report: Montreal conference a BIG success

On the 15th and 16th April a conference was held in Montréal, Quebec, entitled Basic Income at a Time of Economic Upheaval: A Path to Justice and Stability? The event Read More

7th August 2010

Citizen’s Income News, Summer 2010

The Prime Minister has appointed Frank Field, a former Labour minister, to chair a Review on Poverty and Life Chances. Mr. Field writes in the Daily Telegraph (5th June): ‘There Read More

7th February 2010

Citizen’s Income News, Spring 2010

The Centre for Social Justice has published a report, Dynamic Benefits, which recommends a standard total withdrawal rate for means-tested benefits of 55%. The Centre’s ‘Universal Credits Scheme’ combines various Read More