Citizen's Basic Income

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

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10th September 2018

A new poster for students

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust has published a new poster for students. On one side is a history of the UK’s social security system, and on the other an introduction Read More

25th April 2018

Citizen’s Basic Income: A brief introduction

A new introductory booklet is now available, published in April 2018: Citizen’s Basic Income: A brief introduction Contents What is a Citizen’s Basic Income? How would it work? Six fundamental changes Read More

13th June 2019

Sheffield hopes to host a Citizen’s Basic Income pilot project

The Guardian reports on Sheffield City Council’s expressed wish to host a Citizen’s Basic Income pilot project, based on a report by the UBI Lab, Sheffield. Sheffield has moved closer to Read More

10th June 2019

Citizen’s Basic Income as a tool for the empowerment of minorities

The European Centre for Minority Issues has published a working paper by Sonja Wolf and Craig Willis, Universal Basic Income as a tool of empowerment for minorities. Minority empowerment is a Read More

7th June 2019

A consultation on the future of social security benefits

For details of the Commission on Social Security, click here. To complete the Call for Solutions questionnaire, click here. Readers of this website might be interested in attending one of Read More

7th June 2019

Natalie Bennett on Citizen’s Basic Income as a women’s cause

The Green European Journal has published an article by Natalie Bennett, Basic Income has always been a women’s cause. In a deeply gendered society, how might a basic income impact men Read More

7th June 2019

World Health Organization report on Citizen’s Basic Income

The World Health Organization has published a report, Universal basic income policies and their potential for addressing health inequities: Transformative approaches to a healthy, prosperous life for all, by Louise Read More

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