Scotland on the basic income frontline

Scotland on the basic income frontline

‚ÄčThe idea of basic income is gaining traction – Gail Irvine explores where we are Basic income – the concept of regular, unconditional payments for citizens – is enjoying an upsurge in interest from around the globe.

Scotland is at the forefront of countries giving serious consideration to whether basic income is a viable means of tackling poverty, with the local authorities of Fife, Edinburgh, Glasgow and North Ayrshire working together on a two-year basic income pilot feasibility study.

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