Tag: universal basic income
Opinion: Labour’s Universal Credit Revamp Is a Step Backwards, Not Forwards
by Will Stronge
Instead of fiddling with the technical details of the current universal credit system, the Labour party must embrace the opportunity to set out a new vision for a genuinely progressive welfare settlement.
Downstream: Can Capitalism Solve Its Crises? Interview With Mariana Mazzucato
What can the Apollo Missions teach us about dealing with the major crises of the 21st century? And why are politicians so eager to dwell on caricatures of the public rather than engage in problem-solving – from climate change to housing and education? Aaron Bastani speaks to author and academic Mariana Mazzucato to find out.
The Bastani Factor: A Crisis of the Imagination | Aaron Meets Rutger Bregman
“Taxes” was the word on everyone’s lips after the annual Davos conference this year. The man who had dared utter it amongst the financial elite was Rutger Bregman, a Dutch historian whose no nonsense savaging of the establishment brought him viral fame. His latest book ‘Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There’ argues […]
Ash Wednesday: Free Money for Everyone!
Free money for everyone – sounds bonkers, right? Well maybe not. With advocates of UBI (Universal Basic Income) popping up everywhere, perhaps this is the solution to increasing populations and technological innovations.
2 Big Challenges to Universal Basic Income, and How to Answer Them
by Olly Lennard
7 Thoughts on Basic Income and Utopia
by David Bell
Do They Owe Us a Living? 7 Reasons the Universal Basic Income is Worth Fighting For.
by Andrew Dolan
The Universal Basic Income (UBI) – sometimes called the Unconditional Basic Income, Citizens’ Income or Social Wage – has in recent times become a focus of economic discussion across the political spectrum. While column inches in the Financial Times and The Economist have been racking up, academics such as Stuart White have been articulating how […]