Meet the precariat, the new global class fuelling the rise of populism
Zero-hour contracts, unpaid internships and the sharing economy are driving an entire demographic towards the far right.
Former Programme Director, International Labour Organization. Currently, Professorial Research Associate, SOAS University of London. Hon. Co-President, BIEN (Basic Income Earth Network). Fellow, British Academy of Social Sciences. Author of: Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen (2017); The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers Thrive and Work Does Not Pay (2016); A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens (2014); The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class (2011). Co-Author, Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India (2015).