3rd December 2017

LSE Beveridge 2.0 celebration opening event discusses Citizen’s Basic Income

To mark the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge Report, the London School of Economics is holding a series of events entitled ‘Beveridge 2.0’, culminating in the LSE Festival: a whole Read More

25th November 2017

Owen Jones on a four day week and a Citizen’s Basic Income

Owen Jones has written an article in The Guardian, ‘We should all be working a four day week: Here’s why’. … Many Britons work too much. It’s not just the 37.5 Read More

18th November 2017

The Register has published an article on Citizen’s Basic Income

The Register, an online journal for the information technology industry, has published an article on Citizen’s Basic Income. The idea of a universal basic income (UBI) unites a strange mix Read More

18th November 2017

Labourlist hosts a debate on Citizen’s Basic Income

On the 14th November the former shadow cabinet minister Chuka Umunna argued against the implementation of a Citizen’s Basic Income during a speech to the German British Forum. Click here to read Read More

31st October 2017

A new Guardian article about the Finland experiment

Aditya Chakrabortty has written an article in The Guardian: ‘A basic income for everyone? Yes, Finland shows it really can work’. To read the article, click here.      

4th October 2017

A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation programme about Citizen’s Basic Income

Two Citizen’s Basic Income Trust trustees, Guy Standing and Ursula Huws, can be heard in a new programme from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Less work and more leisure: Utopian visions Read More

4th October 2017

Work should pay

Following interviews broadcast on Radio 4, the BBC has published an article, ‘Theresa May urged to halt Universal Credit rollout’: Families could be left homeless and destitute if Theresa May Read More

23rd September 2017

George Monbiot, It’s time to tell a new story

George Monbiot has written a ‘long read’ for The Guardian: ‘How do we get out of this mess? … Donald Trump. North Korea. Hurricanes. Neoliberalism. Is there any hope of a better Read More

21st September 2017

A history of the welfare state – and now we need a Citizen’s Basic Income

Chris Renwick has written a ‘long read’ for The Guardian: ‘Why we need the welfare state’. The article relates the history of the welfare state and recognises that we now need Read More

14th September 2017

Helicopter Money

Helicopter money and a basic income How the Bank of England might create new money to pay into the economy as a Basic Income In televised debates during the recent Read More