11th April 2017

Rebalancing the mix

Most developed countries’ benefits systems exhibit a mixture of different kinds of benefits, and this is increasingly true of developing countries. Most run social insurance schemes of some kind (either Read More

1st April 2017

Louise Haagh: Basic Income is both radical and a democratic right

On the 2nd March Social Europe published an article by Louise Haagh, ‘Basic Income’s radical role’: … introducing a basic income does not entail a general separation of income from Read More

30th March 2017

A local Citizen’s Basic Income that can only be spent on local produce?

A European Commission research project has published A Proposal for Voluntary Degrowth by Redesigning Money for Sustainability, Justice, and Resilience. The report proposes a local Citizen’s Basic Income that can Read More

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

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