Monthly Archives: March 2016

Is a Universal Basic Income a good idea?

It has a lot to recommend it. Who wouldn’t want to replace an intrusive, oppressive, begrudging welfare system with sufficient for all to live on. But I have some reservations: [i] if it is put up as the answer to … Continue reading

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Choose the Europe you are prepared to fight for

Questions for the left: whether [i] the EU is in principle historically progressive and [ii] whether the argument for ‘in’ or ‘out’ opens up (or closes down) political space for the left. It might be worth noting what the argument … Continue reading

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