Capitalism

‘A Universal Basic Income might not bring the utopia we imagine’
Opinion

‘A Universal Basic Income might not bring the utopia we imagine’

Universal Basic Income is often heralded as a way to improve the wellbeing of disadvantaged people. But Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Big Issue, John Bird, worries UBI might actually push us closer to a 1984-type state.

Our economy should benefit everyone. So where did it all go wrong?
JK Wright

Our economy should benefit everyone. So where did it all go wrong?

Capitalism, which claims to steadily increase the standard of living for all of its citizens, is not working, says JK Wright, in an extract from his new

John Bird: Times change but the laws of the market never will
Opinion

John Bird: Times change but the laws of the market never will

“We forget the marketplace in all of our hearts, as it presses in on us, and determines our relationships”

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