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
Coronavirus is on everyone’s lips and its increasiblgy demonstrating the failure of current systems to protect people. As the budget seems to suggest a change in direction, could the door to a Basic Income be creeping open? And with more and more of civil society closing down is a Basic Income needed right now?
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!