Why a universal basic income could be a better alternative to universal credit and the current welfare system The coronavirus crisis has caused a major upheaval within the UK welfare system, with a surge of people applying for universal credit amid staggering rates of unemployment. With the furlough scheme coming to an end, the government […]
Author: Remco Peters
Remco is a recent doctoral graduate in international health from the University of Leeds. Originally from the Netherlands, he has lived in Yorkshire for the past four years. His areas of interest include nutrition, social protection, urban studies and the environment. He recently joined UBI Lab Leeds - a civil society group consisting of activists, campaigners and academics that brings people together to promote universal basic income and ultimately contribute to its introduction at the national and global level.