Research & Analysis

6th October 2011

The Big Society and Citizen’s Income

Is it a cloak for revitalised Thatcherism or a genuine transfer of power to the people? Wrong question; the Big Society is the domestic counterpart and complement to the coalition Read More

6th October 2011

The Citizen’s Income Trust’s response to the Department for Work and Pensions’ consultation paper A State Pension for the 21st Century, April 2011, Cm 8053.

The Government has published a consultation paper on the reform of the State pension system, and the Citizen’s Income Trust has submitted a response. Here we print excerpts from the Read More

6th June 2011

Where does housing fit in?

Looking at progress against the pillars of the Beveridge welfare state: health, housing and education, many commentators have identified housing as the ‘wobbly pillar’, starved of investment or ineffectively maintained. Read More

6th June 2011

The International Labour Organisation’s analysis of social transfers worldwide augurs well for a Citizen’s Income in the context of middle and low-income countries

Introduction To support its campaign on the global extension of social security, in 2008 the International Labour Organisation (ILO) undertook a study of 126 research reports on tax-financed social transfer Read More

7th February 2011

Universal Credit: Welfare that works

Anne Miller reviews the Department of Work and Pensions’ white paper, Universal Credit: welfare that works, Cmd 7957, briefly summarising the main proposals, and assessing to what extent the changes Read More

7th October 2010

Lessons of the Alaska Dividend

At a time when progressive social policies are under attack across the industrialized world, the Alaska Dividend continues to be extremely popular. It distributes a yearly dividend to every man, Read More

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