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James Bloodworth – Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh

August 14, 2018

2.30pm

If we were designing a new social security system, we surely wouldn’t create what Britain has today. Chair of the Citizen’s Income Trust, Annie Miller, proposes Basic Income which guarantees everyone money until death. Journalist James Bloodworth worked undercover in low-wage jobs for six months to produce his book Hired. He says urgent steps must be taken to repair Britain’s broken system and its gig economy. Chaired by Rosemary Burnett.

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Location

5A Charlotte Square, Edinburgh EH2 4DR