Citizen's Basic Income

An unconditional, nonwithdrawable income paid to every individual as a right of citizenship.

Latest News

4th January 2017

Citizen’s Basic Income: A brief introduction

A new introductory booklet is now available: Citizen’s Basic Income: A brief introduction, 2017 Contents What is a Citizen’s Basic Income? How would it work? Six fundamental changes Four frequently asked Read More

18th February 2018

An update on the Finnish experiment

The Finnish experiment, which has made the unemployment benefit paid to two thousand unemployed people unconditional for a period of two years, is now half way through. Kela, the government agency Read More

18th February 2018

The Royal Society of Arts’ new report suggesting a Universal Basic Opportunity Fund

Anthony Painter, Jake Thorold and Charlie Young have written a report entitled Pathways to Universal Basic Income: The case for a Universal Basic Opportunity Fund. The authors write this: In Read More

12th February 2018

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust February update

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust has published its monthly update for February 2018. It contains information about the Citizen’s Basic Income Day at the London School of Economics on the Read More

12th February 2018

An animation, and an LSE blog post

Kurzgesagt has published an animation about Citizen’s Basic Income. Click here to see it. And the LSE Review of Books has published an article in preparation for the LSE Festival Read More

6th February 2018

Universal Credit, means-testing, and social security: an article by Jane Millar

… Child Benefit is an exceptionally well-directed way of helping families and all the old arguments — contribution of society to the future, supports children regardless of parental employment status, provides Read More