21st September 2023

The campaign for a Basic Income – more marathon than sprint

Every once in a while we get a reminder that the campaign for a Basic Income is more a marathon than a sprint. Thomas Paine was proposing one as far Read More

25th March 2021

Have a conversation about Basic Income

We have now marked the one-year anniversary of lockdown in the UK. What a challenging year it’s been. The end of lockdown is now in sight but it’s vital that Read More

14th October 2020

Basic Income Basics: Why Basic Income is Good for Freedom

By Catarina Neves and Roberto Merrill ‘In the daily lives of most men and women, fear plays a greater part than hope: they are more filled with the thought of Read More

1st July 2020

A Basic Income video explainer

Here’s a recently produced video by the folk at Liquid Thoughts. It runs through some of the proposals for a Citizens Income in the US and also explores society’s modern Read More

9th June 2020

A Basic Income primer video

The folk at Share Ideas have produced a short video, written by former CBIT director Malcom Torry, which explains all the reasons why a Citizens Income is both desirable and Read More

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

1st April 2020

Guy Standing, Plunder of the Commons

Guy Standing, Plunder of the Commons, Pelican, 2019, 0141990620, xviii + 402 pp, pbk, £9.99. After years of marginalisation, the question of wealth is finally creeping onto the political agenda. Read More

7th March 2020

Compass Basic Income Hub, the Basic Income Conversation, and a London group

The Compass Basic Income Hub has launched its Basic Income Conversation The organisers say this about the project: The Basic Income Conversation project will bring together leading activists, research and political Read More

27th February 2020

Louise Haagh, The Case for Universal Basic Income

Louise Haagh, The Case for Universal Basic Income, Polity Press, 2019, x + 217 pp, 1 5095 2296 5, pbk, £9.99 Louise Haagh has been a prolific writer about Universal Read More

26th February 2020

Guy Standing’s new book, Battling Eight Giants

Guy Standing has written a new book, Battling Eight Giants, which will be published by Bloomsbury during March The publisher says about the book: Today in one the richest countries in Read More