New articles for and against Basic Income

Political and press interest in Citizen’s / Basic Income continues, particularly in relation to the Labour Party.

Christabel Edwards has followed up her recent article on Citizen’s Income in Progress with one on the Fabian Society’s recent report ( – see our own review of the Fabian report here).

An article in The Independent describes Labour Party leadership contender Owen Smith’s objections to a Citizen’s Income. Anthony Painter, of the Royal Society of Arts, has published a response.

For recent Institute for Economic and Social Research results on a financially feasible revenue neutral Citizen’s Income that a) does not generate losses among low income households, and b) does reduce both inequality and child poverty, click here.