INTERNATIONAL: Basic Income Week Sees More “Ask Me Anything” Threads on Reddit
September 19, 2014 - Basic Income News
The Seventh International Basic Income Week started on Monday with events scheduled all over the world as well as a series of “Ask Me Anything” threads on Reddit. Among the latest to host AMAs [more]


David Atkins, “Why the basic income movement will be mainstream soon”
September 18, 2014 - Basic Income News
David Atkins, “Why the basic income movement will be mainstream soon”, Hullabaloo, 25 July 2014 [more]


Jeff Spross,“Why reform conservatives should embrace a universal basic income”
September 18, 2014 - Basic Income News
Jeff Spross,“Why reform conservatives should embrace a universal basic income” The Week, August 12, 2014. [more]


Hannah Fearn, “Could an oil-rich independent Scotland afford to pay a citizen’s income?”
September 18, 2014 - Basic Income News
[Josh Martin] Fearn’s article looks into what an independent Scotland could do in regards to implementing a citizen’s income.  Fearn mentions the promises of the Green Yes party who claim [more]


INTERNATIONAL: Basic Income Week Rolls On
September 18, 2014 - Basic Income News
The Seventh International Basic Income Week started this Monday with events scheduled in numerous countries as well as a series of “Ask Me Anything” threads on Reddit.  In the past two days [more]


Gil Smart, “Smart Remarks: As jobs disappear, we may need even more government handouts”
September 17, 2014 - Basic Income News
The author lays out the continuing increase of structural unemployment due to technological advances, stating that Thomas Rodham Wells’ solution of a universal basic income “may be the [more]


The Centre for Welfare Reform, “New report proposes basic income”
September 17, 2014 - Basic Income News
The Centre for Welfare Reform, “New report proposes basic income” The Centre for Welfare Reform News, September 3, 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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