Basic Income for All Could Lift Millions Out of Poverty … and change how we think about inequality – The Conversation

Extract from an article by by Ralph Callebert, Adjunct Faculty of History, Virginia Tech The idea of a basic income for every person has been popping up regularly in recent years. Economists, think tanks, activists and politicians from different stripes have toyed with the idea of governments giving every citizen or resident a minimum income off … [Read More] Basic Income for All Could Lift Millions Out of Poverty … and change how we think about inequality – The Conversation

Could a new ‘basic income’ protect Australia’s most vulnerable? The Conversation

Extract from an article by Ben Spies-Butcher Australia’s welfare system does a lot with a little. But the plight of growing numbers of precarious workers has led to calls for a new basic income. The cost of such a scheme seems prohibitively expensive. So, might the lessons of Australia’s super-efficient welfare system offer a potential way … [Read More] Could a new ‘basic income’ protect Australia’s most vulnerable? The Conversation

Why Basic Income? Why now? The Power to Persuade

Extract from an article by Dr John Tomlinson As well as being the week of the Power to Persuade Symposium, this week is also International Basic Income Week. In recognition of this, we will be running a series of posts on basic income (as well as some lead up pieces to the symposium). Below Dr John … [Read More] Why Basic Income? Why now? The Power to Persuade

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