A newly launched project is seeking to examine the role Basic Income (BI) could play in improving recipients’ mental wellbeing. Peace of Mind: Exploring Universal Basic Income’s Potential to Improve Mental Health is being led by Basic Income Network Scotland chair Mike Danson and the University of Strathclyde’s Matt Smith. Funded by the Scottish Universities … Read moreScotland-based project to examine Basic Income’s potential to improve mental health
With events taking place last week in Glasgow and next week in Edinburgh, CBINS’ work with artist and PhD student Toby Lloyd is in full swing. You can read more about Toby’s art and research in our previous blog post here – today we’re focusing on the three questions that are central to his project … Read moreWhat gets CBINS volunteers out of bed in the morning? – Meet some of the team!
There are another two basic income related events being held in Scotland before the month is out. One in Edinburgh, one in Glasgow. Both are free. Basic Income & Time or Money? Following on from the CBINS organised, Basic Income & Time or Money? event in Glasgow last week, Edinburgh will next play host to … Read moreTwo More Basic Income Events in November
The Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) held their annual congress at The University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland last month. CBINS Co-founder Annie Miller made the closing speech at the congress, reflecting on the three day event. Here we reproduce the speech in full. Annie Miller, Co-founder CBINS Since I had the privilege of attending the … Read moreClosing Reflections, BIEN Congress 2018
If a basic income is to become a reality for Scotland we need everyone to understand how it could affect their lives. As part of our work to inform the public we have recently launched a series of events to provide information about basic income, generate discussion about the issues it would transform and to … Read moreNew Basic Income Event Series in Edinburgh