Opinion

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

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

16th February 2020

Neither Universal nor Creditable: A report on Universal Credit

Neither universal nor creditable: The report of the Citizen’s Basic Income Trust’s Universal Credit working group to the trustees The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust’s Universal Credit working group At their Read More

14th February 2020

A National Audit Office publication on tax reliefs

The National Audit Office has published a report on tax reliefs. The UK tax system had 1,190 tax reliefs (as at October 2019). A tax relief reduces the tax an Read More

21st January 2020

Daily reasons for Citizen’s Basic Income

The book 101 Reasons for a Citizen’s Income was published in 2015 by the Policy Press. In 2016 we published the reasons one at a time over a period of 101 Read More

3rd January 2020

New videos on land rent as a means of paying for a Citizen’s Basic Income

Mick Reiss has issued three educational videos that argue for a Citizen’s Basic Income paid for by charging rent on the value of land. The first video contains a thought Read More