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18th March 2020

Prime Minister’s Questions: Questions about Citizen’s Basic Income

At Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons on Wednesday 18th March, the Prime Minister was asked questions about Citizen’s Basic Income: To read the account of Prime Minister’s Read More

17th March 2020

Coronavirus: and the next time it happens

A significant effect of the coronavirus, and the measures that the Government has put in place to slow its spread, is that individuals’ incomes are experiencing significant damage. This is 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

Citizen’s Basic Income and social cohesion

A recent article in Quillette, ‘Universal Basic Income and the threat of tyranny’, by Shai Shapira, [1] asks some interesting questions: When we examine historical trends in politics and economics, Read More

27th February 2020

Citizen’s Basic Income: a response to poverty

ATD Fourth World has published the results of its Understanding Poverty in all its Forms research project: an international project that is asking people in poverty what for them are Read More

26th February 2020

Hong Kong to make a one-off unconditional payment to permanent residents

In its recent budget the Hong Kong government has included a one-off unconditional payment of HK$10,000 (£1,000) for every permanent resident aged 18 years or over. This is not a Read More