Opinion

5th December 2017

The Inevitability of Deficit

It’s a fact that in modern economies, government financial deficit is the norm. The only exceptions to this are the oil states, and small specific economies running vast export surpluses. Read More

3rd December 2017

LSE Beveridge 2.0 celebration opening event discusses Citizen’s Basic Income

To mark the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge Report, the London School of Economics is holding a series of events entitled ‘Beveridge 2.0’, culminating in the LSE Festival: a whole Read More

25th November 2017

Owen Jones on a four day week and a Citizen’s Basic Income

Owen Jones has written an article in The Guardian, ‘We should all be working a four day week: Here’s why’. … Many Britons work too much. It’s not just the 37.5 Read More

18th November 2017

The Register has published an article on Citizen’s Basic Income

The Register, an online journal for the information technology industry, has published an article on Citizen’s Basic Income. The idea of a universal basic income (UBI) unites a strange mix Read More

18th November 2017

Labourlist hosts a debate on Citizen’s Basic Income

On the 14th November the former shadow cabinet minister Chuka Umunna argued against the implementation of a Citizen’s Basic Income during a speech to the German British Forum. Click here to read Read More

31st October 2017

A new Guardian article about the Finland experiment

Aditya Chakrabortty has written an article in The Guardian: ‘A basic income for everyone? Yes, Finland shows it really can work’. To read the article, click here.      

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