Laura Williams

Laura Williams is Global Justice Now’s Manchester-based activism officer. She supports people taking action on global justice issues in the north of England. Laura previously worked on sustainability campaigns for the National Union of Students.

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'The race to be the first country to fully adopt universal basic income is now on,' writes Williams. 'Together we could transform this utopian idea into a real political alternative.' Views
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Is It Time for Universal Basic Income?
Universal basic income is not a new idea. It was way back in 1795 that Thomas Paine, an American revolutionary, first talked about the citizen's dividend. The idea was to pay all US citizens a regular payment as compensation for "loss of his or her natural inheritance, by the introduction of the...
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