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Basic Income: How do we get there?  Thursday, December 3, 2015

Basic Income: How do we get there? Thursday, December 3, 2015

Brian Eno, David Graeber, Frances Coppola will be leading a discussion facilitated…
Supply and Demand

Supply and Demand

The connections between supply, demand and inflation are well-known. However, when a…
Tough (the toughest) challenge

Tough (the toughest) challenge

If we are serious about basic income we need to be clear on the costs implied – some of those costs may be large enough to give long pause for thought. Immigration is undoubtedly the largest and most pressing of these costs.

‘My life experience was tantamount to worthless’ Freelancing Precariat

by Rebecca Ridolfo© Recently, I saw Guy Standing interviewed on the Keiser…

UBI and alcoholism (or other substance addictions): exploring the argument against UBI

During discussions on UBI I have participated in, some sceptics have raised…
Immigration & Technology

Immigration & Technology

The logic in arguments against immigration often runs up against the realities…

Basic Income: Can we afford *not* to have it?

There was an almighty kerfuffle a few weeks ago over over the Green Party’s plans for Citizen’s Income. Many articles have come out both for and against, but all have missed the key question: can we afford not to have a basic income?
Consider the costs of poverty:

Possible Futures

Possible Futures

The following is a report on a talk held on 14.02.2015 by…