The Uxbridge Graduate, “Using the tax system to deliver a living wage”
December 22, 2014 - Basic Income News
[Josh Martin] In this post, the author graphs different approaches to the tax code in the UK, including a negative income tax, an unconditional basic income, and a conditional basic income. “Using [more]


Florence, Italy: Conference: The Future of Basic Income Research, Call for Abstracts
December 22, 2014 - Basic Income News
The Max Weber Programme at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy has released the following call for abstracts for the following conference: on “The Future of Basic Income [more]


VIDEO: Revenu de base, “Le revenu de base face aux défauts du RSA [A basic income in light of the RSA]”
December 22, 2014 - Basic Income News
SUMMARY: This short video cites problems with the existing French social welfare system, Revenu de solidarite active (RSA), including: the paperwork required under the current model; the stigma; and [more]


Elizabeth Edgett, “Unconditional Basic Income – an Economic Model for a New Renaissance”
December 21, 2014 - Basic Income News
[Josh Martin] Edgett’s article provides an introduction to the unconditional basic income.  By eliciting arguments on robots and automation, Edgett believes the basic income can solve many of the [more]


Resilience.me. A Peer-to-Peer #BasicIncome Network
December 21, 2014 - Basic Income News
Resilience.me. A Peer-to-Peer #BasicIncome Network. Resilience.me, August 29, 2014 [more]


Stanislas Jourdan, “Le parti pirate islandais demande au gouvernement de plancher sur le revenu de base [The Icelandic Pirate Party asks the government to consider basic income]”
December 21, 2014 - Basic Income News
SUMMARY: This article summarizes recent action in Iceland on basic income, where the Pirate Party requested that the Ministry of Social Affairs and Housing establish a working group for basic income. [more]


Scott Santens, “Payday Loan Lenders Are Unstoppable. . . Or Are They?”
December 20, 2014 - Basic Income News
[Josh Martin] Utilizing the momentum against payday loan lenders generated by HBO’s John Oliver, Santens takes the opportunity to highlight the basic income’s impact on indebtedness.  Using [more]


BI News Expands with the UBI Movement
October 8, 2014 - Basic Income Guarantee Blog
Unconditional Basic Income is a movement. Five or ten years ago the idea was little discussed outside of a few limited—mostly academic—circles. Now activists are campaigning for it all over the [more]


The Basic Income Guarantee and Tautological Libertarianism
August 13, 2014 - Basic Income Guarantee Blog
The right-libertarian journal, Cato Unbound, has published a 4-party debate on Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) this month. Matt Zwolinski started it off with a second-best or pragmatic argument for BIG. [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]


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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