13th May 2020

A Modern Guide to Citizen’s Basic Income: A multidisciplinary approach

Malcolm Torry’s new book new, A Modern Guide to Citizen’s Basic Income: A multidisciplinary approach, was published in June 2020 The book can be ordered here. The ebook is £25. Read More

10th May 2020

New European opinion poll on Citizen’s Basic Income

FEPS (the Foundation for European Progressive Studies) has published the results of a wide-ranging opinion survey: Across the EU14 a plurality of citizens support the idea of universal basic income. Read More

30th March 2020

More parliamentary activity about Citizen’s Basic Income

Debates Date Department Forum Title Tue 24 Mar 2020 HM Treasury Commons Chamber Covid-19: Support for Businesses 19 speeches (1,892 words) Found: it needs to go, will he consider using Read More

30th December 2019

Microsimulation research results for 2019

The Institute for Social and Economic Research has published up to date microsimulation research results on illustrative Citizen’s Basic Income schemes, along with a historical survey of the research process Read More

11th September 2019

Updated microsimulation research results and responses to questions

Introduction This research note summarises parts of a recent working paper published by the Institute for Social and Economic Research, Static microsimulation research on Citizen’s Basic Income for the UK: Read More

18th August 2019

Robert Stayton, Solar Dividends

Robert Stayton, Solar Dividends: How solar energy can generate a Basic Income for everyone on earth, Santa Cruz, CA: Sandstone Publishing, 2019, 0 9904792 3 9, pbk, viii + 116 Read More

21st January 2019

Citizen’s Basic Income and Citizen’s Basic Income schemes: definitions and details

This is an edited version of a paper presented at the BIEN Congress held in Tampere, Finland, in August 2018  [1]   Introduction A Citizen’s Basic Income is an unconditional, nonwithdrawable Read More

18th December 2018

Interviews with IPPR Commission on Economic Justice commissioners

In September the Institute for Public Policy Research published the final report of its Commission on Economic Justice, Prosperity and Justice: A plan for a new economy. The report was Read More

15th December 2018

IPPR: Ruth Patrick’s agenda for welfare reform

In a recent article, ‘Welfare Futures’ (IPPR Progressive Review, vol. 25, no. 3, Winter 2018, pp. 320-29), Ruth Patrick, begins with diagnosis: The UK’s social security system is in a Read More

24th September 2018

Opinion survey results from the RSA

In preparation for their recent report on Citizen’s Basic Income, the Royal Society of Arts commissioned a detailed opinion survey. Some conclusions that can be drawn from the report can Read More