Far from an aberration, Universal Basic Income would be part of a proud British tradition, and critics should stop pretending otherwise. Like services, universal payments have proved an important part of British political culture.
Up to now, suggestions for Universal Basic Services have been anything but universal. We take a look at what a genuinely universal Universal Basic Services would look like.
Universal Basic Services is a good group of policies lumped together under a misleading name – compared to the transformative potential and simplicity of Universal Basic Income it cannot compete in its current form.
As people around the world react against complex systems, simplicity is key. And a universal basic income couldn’t be simpler.
Freedom is a term that’s used or implied readily by politicians of all parties and ideologies. From espousers of the free market talking about “consumer choice” to populist demagogues telling their audiences to “take back control,” the underlying message is…
As more jobs get taken over by robots, humanity will need a Universal Basic Income to secure its future.
A universal basic income could give people a greater amount of choice about their careers.
2016 could see the first country to introduce a basic income for all.
If Morocco can make energy out of a useless desert, then surely the UK can put its sea to better use.
It’s high time employees had a say in how companies are run.