Articles tagged with - 'Welfare; Benefits street; basic income'

Time for housing to back a basic income?

The debate on welfare took an unpleasant turn earlier this month with the broadcast of Channel 4’s Benefit Street.  Although its producers argued the programme was intended as a well meaning window into the lives of the poorest and most excluded, its editing and presentation – and surrounding press and social media coverage - served principally to reinforce a corrosive British welfare debate based around notions of us-versus-t

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