How can the value of big data be harnessed to improve all of our lives? Jamie Cooke, Head of RSA Scotland, discusses the potential pathways for policy.
Examples of where we feel the Universal Basic Opportunity Fund could bring great economic security and better work to the lives of people in the UK.
Our new report offers a practical means of advancing the UK towards a Universal Basic Income system. The Universal Basic Opportunity Fund could represent a stepping stone – to be enacted now – towards a better way of enabling ...
Anthony Painter discusses the state of 21st century economic insecurity and why work alone is not enough to keep it at bay.
Most wouldn’t peg Margaret Thatcher for a basic income enthusiast. But, Charlie Young says, she instituted a policy that broke the mould of her traditional ‘small state’ world view
Anthony Painter considers the political economy of the past two decades and considers whether we may be heading for a long stagnation and concludes that without concerted action we may be.
The social contract between citizen, state and market is failing. The challenge is to design a new social contract that enables adaptation, argues Anthony Painter.
Previously an idea very much at the margins of politics and policy debates, basic income has recently enjoyed a steep rise in popularity. But how and why has this occurred, and what has led a growing number of countries to ...
5th September 2017
The RSA welcomes the announcement of the Scottish Government that it will support and fund local Basic Income pilots.
Conversations about the future of technology are almost entirely set in the wrong direction, argues Anthony Painter.