THE SOCIAL DEBATE
Health Europa looks at how a basic income scheme could revolutionize NHS funding, potentially saving billions of pounds.
Is a Universal Basic Income merely a utopian concept, or can it be a viable solution that can effectively work in Australia? Experts weigh in.
Companies like OpenAI and Google could make unthinkable profits from successful AI. Will they share the wealth?
Everald Compton advocates that every adult in Australia be given $500 a week, regardless of their job status or wealth.
New research has found that a Basic Income scheme could potentially save the National Health Service (NHS) tens of billions of pounds.
There is no need for more targeted subsidy schemes if Malaysia can roll out a Universal Basic Income scheme, says an economist.
Disasters can push the world’s poorest deeper into poverty. Now aid agencies are trying something new. They’re giving small bits of cash to people just before disaster strikes, instead of waiting until afterward.
People aren’t feeling as connected and devoted to their jobs as they did when they were seeing their coworkers in person every day.
By The Editorial Board See original post here. India’s single most vexatious economic problem is the lack of adequate
By Nikki Main See original post here. Depression among adults is on the rise in the U.S., according to a study
By Dana Goldstein See original post here. Colorado joins a growing list of states with bipartisan support for child tax
News that a universal basic income (UBI) is to be trialled at two locations in England, paying 30 people £1,600 a month regardless of their work, has sent shockwaves through the tabloids.
“Something for nothing” is the way working-class Conservatives have always described out-of-work benefits, with the implication that those receiving them were “spongers”. The idea of actually paying people a good subsistence wage, whether they work or not, is – well – just not capitalism.
By Matthew T. Johnson and Elliott Johnson See original article here. In October 1936, 200 men marched from South Tyneside to
By Berliner Zeitung.Translation by Raymond R. Watson, M.A. According to a study people, particularly young people, are infavor of
By Spectator Editorial, The Hamilton Spectator. See original post here. Hamilton city council did a smart thing this week by
By: Apoorva Mandavilli See original post here. Cash grants made directly to poor families or individuals have led to
See original post here. The Oregon Rebate (IP 2024-017) ballot initiative campaign has announced early success in collecting the
By: Ahmed Elbas See original post here. While the proposition may appear daunting, the exploration of Universal Basic Income
By: Leila Patel See original post here. South Africa has one of the world’s most expansive social grant systems:
By: KATHERINE HEMPSTEAD See original post here. We’ve reached an inflection point in our economic recovery from the COVID-19
By: JANAE BOWENS and KONNER MCINTIRE See original post here. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides nutrition benefits to more than 42
Food banks are increasingly “taking over from the welfare state”, former Labour PM Gordon Brown has warned, amid growing
By: KHRISTOPHER J. BROOKS See original post here. Rising interest rates, inflation and unstable income are damaging the mental
ByCosmin Dzsurdzsa See original post here. The Liberal Party of Canada held its policy convention over the weekend where
By: Jewel Stolarchuk See original post here. Red Dot United (RDU) has proposed several measures to uplift Singapore workers in
By: Kristen Lowitt and Charles Z. Levkoe See original post here. Canada’s food system is experiencing ongoing stresses from supply chain
As more people than ever before need help from Trussell Trust food banks, the charity is calling for an ‘essentials guarantee’
More people than ever before are turning to food banks because they cannot afford to eat. Food banks face
By: Federico Magrin See original post here. A writer who has launched an online campaign to raise funds for
See original post here. Social recluses go to great lengths to avoid personal contact and many live in self-imposed
By: Wayne Simpson See original post here. One of the most anticipated measures of the 2023 Canadian federal budget is the grocery
By: David Deans See original post here. The prime minister has attacked Welsh Labour for allowing some asylum seeker
By: Phoebe Stephens | Catherine Sweet | Hannah L. Harrison See original post here. For the roughly 11 million