Opinion

20th July 2018

Rethinking Poverty republishes a Chris Goulden blog post

Rethinking Poverty has republished a blog post by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s Chris Goulden: … [Universal Basic Income] is not affordable, unpalatable to most of the public because of its ‘money Read More

20th July 2018

Nathan Heller writes about Citizen’s Basic Income in the New Yorker

An article by Nathan Heller in the New Yorker, ‘Who really stands to win from Universal Basic Income?‘: … People generally have a visceral reaction to the idea of a universal basic Read More

14th June 2018

Illustrative draft legislation for a Citizen’s Basic Income

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust occasionally sets up working groups to tackle particular pieces of work. A recent working group – containing a solicitor, a tax accountant, a student of Read More

4th June 2018

£10,000 for 25-year-olds

On the 2nd April 2018, the Institute for Public Policy Research published a report, Our Common Wealth, which recommends that a Citizens’ Wealth Fund should be established, which by 2030 Read More

16th May 2018

New Economics Foundation podcast: Universal Basic Income v. Universal Basic Services?

Ayeisha Thomas-Smith explores the two ideas with Barb Jacobson, Co-ordinator of Basic Income UK, and Anna Coote, New Economics Foundation Principal Fellow. For further information and to listen to the Read More

4th May 2018

Radio 4 ‘Thinking Allowed’ programme about Citizen’s Basic Income

To listen to a Radio 4 Thinking Allowed programme broadcast on the 30th April 2018 click here. Universal Basic Income: Laurie Taylor asks if it’s the answer to an increasingly precarious job Read More

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