1st February 2014

The political feasibility of a Citizen’s Income in the UK

This essay begins and ends with a genuine question: Given the proven desirability and financial feasibility of a Citizen’s Income, why does a Citizen’s Income not appear to be politically Read More

1st February 2014

Citizen’s Income News, Spring 2014

The Adam Smith Institute is advocating a Citizen’s Income as the ideal benefits system. The radical journal Red Pepper has recently repeated its call for a Citizen’s Income. The Housing Read More

17th June 2013

A podcast about the new book ‘Money for Everyone’

To accompany the launch of Money for Everyone: Why we need a Citizen’s Income by the Policy Press on the 27th June, there is now a podcast on the Citizen’s Read More

1st February 2013

the BIEN Congress 2012, Munich, 14th to 16th September

BIEN now stands for ‘Basic Income Earth Network’. Once every two years BIEN holds a congress, and this year’s showed just how appropriate the name now is and how inappropriate Read More

1st October 2012

A Citizen’s Income scheme’s winners and losers

In our last edition we published a research note which employed EUROMOD [note]EUROMOD was developed from the previous POLIMOD by the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Read More

2nd June 2012

Research note: Winners and losers

Introduction In the second issue of the Citizen’s Income Newsletter in 2010 we published a research note which employed a Department for Work and Pensions spreadsheet to calculate the effects Read More

7th June 2010

A possible Citizen’s Income scheme tested for labour market incentives

On the 27th January the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee published a report, Decision making and appeals in the benefits system (HC313) The last two paragraphs read as Read More

7th February 2010

Review article: The Spirit Level, by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett

Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better, Allen Lane, 2009, xvii + 331 pp, hbk, 1 846 14039 6, £20 We Read More

14th November 2001

Getting Attached: New Routes to Full Employment, by Max Nathan

(Fabian Society, 2001), 36+iv pp, £6.95. (A revised version appears in Working Brief, issue 128, October 2001, published by the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion.) Order this book Responding Read More

14th November 2001

Recruiting and Employing Offenders, by Del Roy Fletcher, Alan Taylor, Stephen Hughes and Jonathan Breeze

(Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2001), 59+v pp, £13.95, ISBN 1 84263 036 9.Order this book This report is based on a close study of recruitment practice in 26 companies of varying Read More