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

15th December 2018

IPPR: Ruth Patrick’s agenda for welfare reform

In a recent article, ‘Welfare Futures’ (IPPR Progressive Review, vol. 25, no. 3, Winter 2018, pp. 320-29), Ruth Patrick, begins with diagnosis: The UK’s social security system is in a Read More

7th December 2018

ILO paper on Citizen’s Basic Income and ILO social protection floors

Isabel Ortiz, Christina Behrendt, Andrés Acuña-Ulate, and Quynh Anh Nguyen, Universal Basic Income proposals in light of ILO standards:  Key issues and global costing, Social Protection Department, International Labour Organization, Read More

3rd December 2018

Muschert et al, Global Agenda for Social Justice

Glenn W. Muschert, Kristen M. Budd, Michelle Christian, Brian V. Klockr, Jon Shefner and Robert Perrucci (eds), Global Agenda for Social Justice, Policy Press, 2018, xxii + 174 pp, 1 Read More

3rd December 2018

December 2018 monthly update

The Citizen’s Basic Income Trust has published its monthly update for December 2018. Click here to read it.            

16th November 2018

New World Bank report

The World Bank has published a new report, Toward a New Social Contract: Taking on distributional tensions in Europe and Central Asia. The nature of the initiatives implemented to realize Read More

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