Scott Santens, “‘Fit for Work and Fit to Die’: A Memorial for the Means-Tested”
November 29, 2014 - Basic Income News
The article discusses the suffering and deaths of those who were inappropriately denied various means-tested social safety net benefits and posits that a universal basic income will reduce and [more]


Chuck Tesla, “Basic income works, a quick case study approach to debunking some basic income myths”
November 28, 2014 - Basic Income News
Chuck Tesla, “Basic income works, a quick case study approach to debunking some basic income myths”, Tumotech, 2014 October 27 [more]


VIDEO: Vox, “We know how to end poverty. So why don’t we?”
November 27, 2014 - Basic Income News
Vox, “We know how to end poverty. So why don’t we?“, 2014 November 14 [more]


Rutger Bregman, “Why we should give free money to everyone”
November 26, 2014 - Basic Income News
Rutger Bregman, “Why we should give free money to everyone”, The Correspondent, 2013 December 24 [more]


Interview: No one in the parliament had heard about basic income before
November 25, 2014 - Basic Income News
An interview with Halldóra Mogensen, Deputy MP of the Icelandic Pirate Party and author of a parliamentary resolution related to basic income. [more]


Leila Gharagozloo-Pakkala, “Social protection may be the key to uplifting Africa’s poor”
November 25, 2014 - Basic Income News
The author discusses the success of unconditional cash transfer programs in reducing poverty and providing a number of benefits. Cash transfer programs are a form of basic income limited to those with [more]


UNITED KINGDOM: E-petition for BIG
November 24, 2014 - Basic Income News
[Toru Yamamori] Pete Higgins has opened an e-petition on “Replace the Benefit System with a Universal Basic Income for all” in HM Government. If it would collect more than 100,000 signatures until [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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