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Hendrik vom Lehn, “Why we don’t have a basic income yet (and how to get there)”

Hendrik vom Lehn, “Why we don’t have a basic income yet (and how to get there),” Hentrik.vomlehn.de, March 9, 2014.

Hendrik vom Lehn, “Why we should (re-)consider a basic income.”

Hendrik vom Lehn, “Why we should (re-)consider a basic income.” Hentrik.vomlehn.de, March 5, 2014.

Dorotea Mar, “Basic Income is the life-saving boat of a sinking global economy: Interview with Andrey “Boby” Angelov.”

Dorothea Mar conducted this interview with Andrey “Boby” Angelov, the Content Creator for the Bulgarian Facebook page about the European Citizens’ Initiative for Unconditional Basic Income on the 17 January 2014, after the very successful campaign by Bulgaria Basic Income team. Dorotea Mar, “Basic Income is the life-saving boat of a sinking global economy: Interview [...]

Karl Widerquist, “The Basic Income Grant as Social Safety Net for Namibia: Experience and lessons from around the world”

ABSTRACT: This paper discusses strategies for providing a social safety net and argues that the Basic Income Grant (BIG) is the best way forward for Namibia. BIG is a regular, unconditional income given to all individuals as a right of citizenship. This paper draws on international experience from countries (such as the United States, Brazil, [...]

Nigel Morris, “Universal Credit: Government’s welfare reform ‘may be scrapped after next election’”

[Citizen’s Income Trust] SUMMARY: On the 19th February The Independent reported that ‘only 3,200 people – a fraction of the original target – had been signed up to receive Universal Credit …. Under the original timetable, one million people were supposed to be receiving the payment by April, rising to 1.7 million a year later. [...]

Heidi Laura, “Er det bare blåøjet? [Is it really so naive?]”

Language: Danish Heidi Laura, “Er det bare blåøjet? [Is it really so naive?].” Weekendavisen, pp. 1-3, March 7, 2014. Print. The Magazine’s website is: http://www.weekendavisen.dk/

GleninCA, “Instead Of Raising The Minimum Wage, Progressives Should Push For A Universal Basic Income.”

GleninCA, “Instead Of Raising The Minimum Wage, Progressives Should Push For A Universal Basic Income.” Daily Kos, Feb 26, 2014.

Herbert J. Gans, “Basic Income: A Remedy for a Sick Labor Market?”

FROM THE ABSTRACT: Given the low job creation of recent years, the persistence of poverty, and stagnating wages for so many, it is time to think of cash grants to Americans, according to the author. He offers us a historical review of past proposals and some practical new ideas of his own. Herbert J. Gans, [...]

Mytheos Holt, “Why doesn’t the left push a universal basic income?”

Mytheos Holt, “Why doesn’t the left push a universal basic income?” R Street Institute, February 24, 2014.

Living Income, “To Demand Change or to Create Solutions for Change?”

According to the author, “One major difference that exists within the proposal of an Unconditional Basic Income to every individual and the Living Income Guaranteed, is that Basic Income focuses on Demanding the right to life, that is: demanding to the current government within the current system as it currently exists to provide the money [...]

The BI Literature page has summaries of books and articles on basic income published elsewhere. Whenever possible we include links to the full article.

Books on Basic Income

Image of Ending Poverty: A Basic Income for All Canadians
Image of The $30,000 Solution
Image of Basic Income on the Agenda: Policy Objectives and Political Chances