Cristina Brooks, “Tory tax cuts to take minimum-wage earners back to 2010”
October 20, 2014 - Basic Income News
In this article, Cristina Brooks deals with the UK Conservative Party’s recent pledge to reduce the tax paid by low earners. She suggests that David Cameron, the party leader, ‘should consider the [more]


VIDEO: Charl Schlyter, “Philippe Van Parijs: Real freedom for all with a basic income”
October 20, 2014 - Basic Income News
Charl Schlyter, “Philippe Van Parijs: Real freedom for all with a basic income“, Basic Income Europe, 2013 September 2 [more]


Erik Brynjolfsson, Jeremy Howard, Robert Schiller, “The Great Decoupling”
October 19, 2014 - Basic Income News
Speaking as part of a roundtable discussion in the McKinsey Quarterly, Jeremy Howard suggests that we have to  ‘accept that in this new world, there’s a large group of people who can’t really [more]


Simon Duffy and John Dalrymple, “Let’s scrap the DWP: The case for basic income security in Scotland”
October 19, 2014 - Basic Income News
Simon Duffy and John Dalrymple, “Let’s scrap the DWP: The case for basic income security in Scotland“, The Centre for Welfare Reform, 2014 September [more]


Elizabeth May, “A $15 minimum wage will not solve inequality — but it’ll help”
October 18, 2014 - Basic Income News
In this article Elizabeth May, the leader of the Green Party of Canada, suggests the ‘implementation of a universal Guaranteed Livable Income. She argues that such a measure ‘would provide the [more]


NEW LINK: Basic Income website
October 18, 2014 - Basic Income News
Thorne, S., Thorne, N., and Lotz, S., 2014. www.basic-income.net [website] [more]


Gaura Rader, “Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything and Some Tangentially Related Thoughts on Basic Income”
October 17, 2014 - Basic Income News
Gaura Rader, “Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything and Some Tangentially Related Thoughts on Basic Income”, The Socratic Diablogs, 2nd October 2014 [more]


Editorial: The Basic Income Guarantee Becomes a Rorschach Test in the U.S. Media
January 27, 2014 - Basic Income Guarantee Blog
The Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) recently became a part of a flurry of discussion on the internet and in the media, when Jesse A. Myerson, of Rolling Stone Magazine, included it in a list of “Five [more]


ALASKA, USA: The Alaska Permanent Fund recovers from the financial crisis as worries continue about future revenues
December 2, 2013 - Alaska Dividend Blog
On October 3, 2013, most Alaskans received their yearly dividend check—Alaska’s small, nearly unconditional, and nearly universal basic income. This year the dividend was $900, up slightly from [more]


Important study finds that giving money without conditions to the poor increases both employment and wages
August 12, 2013 - Basic Income Guarantee Blog
A randomized field study recently conducted in Uganda found that giving money to people without conditions actually increases both how much they work and how much they earn per hour. ... [more]


Future of the Alaska Dividend in the balance during oil tax fight
July 31, 2013 - Alaska Dividend Blog
The future of Alaska’s small basic income guarantee, the Alaska Dividend, is in the background while a fight is going on over the state’s oil tax policy. The Alaska Dividend is a small basic [more]


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