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21st July 2018

The Citizen’s Basic Income experiment in Stockton, California

CNN has published an article, ‘This California town will give a $500 monthly stipend to residents‘: … Stockton will give 100 residents $500 a month for 18 months, no strings Read More

20th July 2018

Rethinking Poverty republishes a Chris Goulden blog post

Rethinking Poverty has republished a blog post by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s Chris Goulden: … [Universal Basic Income] is not affordable, unpalatable to most of the public because of its ‘money Read More

20th July 2018

Nathan Heller writes about Citizen’s Basic Income in the New Yorker

An article by Nathan Heller in the New Yorker, ‘Who really stands to win from Universal Basic Income?‘: … People generally have a visceral reaction to the idea of a universal basic Read More

20th July 2018

Conference announcement, An Intellectual History of Basic Income

Cambridge, 14th January 2019 The conference organisers say this about the event: The last ten years have witnessed a major revival of interest in the Universal Basic Income proposal. After Read More

24th June 2018

BIEN Congress 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 BIEN Congress, which will take place at Tampere in Finland from the 23rd to the 26th August. For information about the congress, click Read More

21st June 2018

National Audit Office report on Universal Credit

The National Audit Office has published a report, Rolling out Universal Credit: We think that there is no practical alternative to continuing with Universal Credit. We recognise the determination and Read More