A new European Parliament resolution on the collaborative economy fails to answer how social rights can be safeguarded in this sector. Only basic income can do this, says UBIE.
After an inspirational series of meetings in London 24-26 March, the new board of UBIE gets ready for a busy year ahead.
The success of Benoît Hamon in the French socialist primary is also a big win for the idea of basic income – people want to place it on the top of the political agenda now.
The European Parliament’s Research Service (EPRS) just released a well-balanced briefing paper on basic income, which outlines the state of play in Europe.
Swiss people have a vanguard reputation when it comes to progressive social ideas. Last Sunday, the whole world was watching as they went to the polls on the question of unconditional basic income.