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Joining the Dots

Joining the Dots

With all this talk of millions turning to food banks and the real employment problem that remains behind the superficially rosy picture, why aren’t the dots being joined

A Necessary marriage: Trade Unions & Basic Income

A Necessary marriage: Trade Unions & Basic Income

Unless trade unions start considering proposals like basic income, they risk condemning themselves to irrelevance.

Overview of Basic Income – Another Angry Voice

Overview of Basic Income – Another Angry Voice

This has been reprinted with kind permission from Another Angry Voice and…
Documentary: ‘Basic Income, a Cultural Impulse’

Documentary: ‘Basic Income, a Cultural Impulse’

This film-essay by Daniel Häni and Enno Schmidt (2008) that introduces the idea of an unconditional basic income.

Open Letter to ‘Benefits Officer’

Open Letter to ‘Benefits Officer’

The following is a letter me and my friend “Steven” wrote after…
Citizen Income: Potential Ways Forward

Citizen Income: Potential Ways Forward

On March 4th, there was held an, interesting and timely debate on…
Speech at ‘Poverty is Political’, Green Party conference 1 March 2014

Speech at ‘Poverty is Political’, Green Party conference 1 March 2014

(Cartoon credit: Stephanie McMillan 2011 http://stephaniemcmillan.org/) The following is a transcription of a…
How To Fund A Universal Basic Income (Without Scaring The Horses)

How To Fund A Universal Basic Income (Without Scaring The Horses)

Basic Income can be part of wider reforms to our financial systems that will increase the opportunities for commerce.