Opinion

20th February 2017

The Observer: On Finland’s Basic Income experiment

On Sunday 19 February 2017, The Observer published an opinion piece: ‘Is Finland’s basic universal income a solution to automation, fewer jobs and lower wages?‘ Both left and right are Read More

4th February 2017

The Guardian: an editorial, and letters in response

On the 2nd February The Guardian published an editorial, The Guardian view on Basic Income: A worthwhile debate, not yet a policy: … Theory is easier than practice. Set the basic Read More

13th January 2017

Two new articles from Compass on Citizen’s Income and women

The think tank Compass has published two articles on the relationship between Citizen’s Income and women, particularly in relation to women’s participation in employment and in caring and household work: Read More

13th January 2017

Three recent articles in The Guardian and The Times

Three articles on Citizen’s Income in two days: John Harris in The Guardian on Citizen’s Income as a significant opportunity for the Labour Party; Guy Standing in The Guardian on Read More

12th January 2017

Daniel Raventós and Julie Wark write about trade unionist objections to Citizen’s Income

Daniel Raventós and Julie Wark have written a useful summary of arguments that trade unionists sometimes offer, along with some possible responses. This contribution to the Citizen’s Income debate can Read More

5th January 2017

Anthony Painter of the RSA writes in The Guardian

Anthony Painter of the Royal Society of Arts has written an article in The Guardian: ‘Universal basic income is not a magic solution, but it could help millions’. … Basic Read More

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