UBI or Universal Basic Income is one of the most important social support systems currently under under consideration by governments, corporations and academia.
In this series we speak to eight people from various institutions, with different viewpoints on the potential to implement a UBI system at national and international levels. We asked them a series of questions, delving into the detail, which we'll be publishing across the series but to get started we asked them the most obvious, 'What is UBI?'.
This is what they have to say ..
Many thanks to:
Alex Howlett, Co-Host of the Boston Basic Income podcast
Geoff Crocker; Author Basic Income and Sovereign Money
Karl Widerquist, Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University-Qatar
Professor Louise Haagh, Department of Politics University of York
Evelyn Forget, professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba and Academic Director of the Manitoba Research Data Centre
Jamie Cooke, Head of RSA Scotland
Loriana Luccioni, PhD student, The University of Queensland
Austin Mackell, Australian Journalist
Can social media defeat Russia?
Feb 25, 2022
The economy needs more technology and not higher house prices
Dec 14, 2021
The world just tried going cold turkey
Oct 05, 2021