The four day week would see employees across the UK work one fewer day a week while earning the same amount of money. It could have a range of benefits.
One big idea is not going to solve inequality – especially taxes that just target income. Together, these smaller taxes that target wealth will do a lot better at truly addressing inequality.
The politics of conviction over compromise has created an atmosphere of prejudice and vitriol.
Are the psychological and cultural objections insurmountable obstacles?
A new, different model of nationalisation would offer the best of both worlds.
Controlling Executive Remuneration: Securing Fairer Distribution of Income implies a fundamental shift in how we conceive of large companies.
State funded higher education, a graduate tax or the UK’s current system of funding higher education – which one works best?
Would the policy’s own success make funding it through income tax impossible?
Doctor Who is not becoming more “politically correct”, but it is becoming more confident in opening up a debate, just as the West Wing did 15 years ago.
For such a simple idea, Basic Income has a complex web of alternative names. Here are some of the other names for Basic Income, including Universal Basic Income and Citizen’s Income, plus a quick guide to what is and what isn’t BI.