Universal Basic Income

Why Universal Basic Income Is a Manifesto For All Of Us

Phil Teer | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Politics
Phil Teer

The idea that every citizen should have an unconditional monthly income is so old that 18th Century philosopher and political activist Thomas Paine once proposed it.

The Robot Economy: A Caution

Ryan Browne | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Tech
Ryan Browne

While concerns about trade and outsourcing may be genuine, our world leaders will soon have to come to terms with the increasing decline of human productivity output, as the prevalence of machines - which provide much cheaper and more effective solutions for companies around the world - poses a deeply unsettling challenge to the way we model our society.

Elon Musk Supports A Universal Basic Income To Protect People Whose Jobs Are Taken By Robots

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 08.11.2016 | UK Tech

If artificial intelligence (AI) automates millions of jobs, how do we protect the redundant workforce that is left behind? It’s a question some prom...

How I Got Through The Edinburgh Fringe On Benefits

Samantha Pressdee | Posted 22.09.2017 | UK Comedy
Samantha Pressdee

This year I took my topless comedy show 'Sextremist' to the Edinburgh Fringe partly in thanks to financial backing from the Tory Government, (yes you ...

Corbyn Looking At Universal Basic Income Plan

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Politics

Labour is looking at a radical plan to give every Briton a ‘universal basic income’, Jeremy Corbyn has confirmed. In an interview with HuffPost UK...

Jeremy Corbyn Interview: On Brexit, Trident And The Housing Crisis

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn is facing his second Labour leadership election in two years. As he takes in the Welsh leg of his marathon tour of the country, he talke...

Robots, Love, and Loneliness - in the Music of Damon Albarn and Hot Chip

Max Harris | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Entertainment
Max Harris

The albums - though different in their musical influences and rhythms - also share the view that love may be the antidote to this epidemic of loneliness.

Basic Income: We Cannot Afford Not to Do It

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 25.02.2017 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

Basic Income is a serious proposal necessary to address many of the economic problems facing the developed world. Let us start by defining what Basic ...