25th April 2018

Chris Goulden’s recent JRF blog post about Citizen’s Basic Income

Chris Goulden, who works for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, has written a new blog post about Citizen’s Basic Income: If pressed, I’d say UBI opens up a helpful debate about Read More

4th April 2018

Who should receive a Citizen’s Basic Income?

To suggest that a Citizen’s Basic Income should be paid to ‘citizens’ is to begin a discussion, not to complete it. A discussion of citizenship will not on its own Read More

16th March 2018

An update on the Finnish experiment

The Finnish experiment, which has made the unemployment benefit paid to two thousand unemployed people unconditional for a period of two years, is now half way through. Kela, the government agency Read More

27th January 2018

Scottish pilot projects: a clarification

The following paragraph has been published by the Citizen’s Basic Income Network Scotland: For the avoidance of doubt:  Scotland has not yet started any Basic Income Pilot Projects.  Four Councils Read More

23rd January 2018

Articles about the Adam Smith Institute’s paper about Citizen’s Basic Income

The Adam Smith Institute has published a new paper by Otto Lehto titled Basic Income around the world: The unexpected benefits of unconditional cash transfers. To download the paper, click Read More

23rd January 2018

Otto Lehto, Basic Income around the world

Otto Lehto, Basic Income around the world: The unexpected benefits of unconditional cash transfers, Adam Smith Institute, 2018, 49 pp, free to download In 2015, the Adam Smith Institute published Read More

13th January 2018

The Guardian publishes a critique of the Finnish experiment

An article in The Guardian studies how the Finnish experiment is working out: … The Finnish experiment’s design and objectives mean it should perhaps not really be seen as a Read More