Citizen's Income

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

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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

16th April 2017

Guy Standing’s new book

On the 4th May Penguin Books will be publishing Guy Standing’s new book, Basic Income, and how we can make it happen. To see details of the book, click here. Read More

11th April 2017

April 2017 update

To see the April 2017 update, click here.    

11th April 2017

A neoliberal Citizen’s Income?

An article by John Clarke, ‘Progressive Dreams Meet Neoliberal Realities’, poses an important question: Is it true that ‘we can draw a line between the models that are concerned with Read More

11th April 2017

Framing Citizen’s Income

How much does it matter whether the general public thinks Citizen’s Income to be a good idea? There are two views on this. One is that if most members of Read More

11th April 2017

Rebalancing the mix

Most developed countries’ benefits systems exhibit a mixture of different kinds of benefits, and this is increasingly true of developing countries. Most run social insurance schemes of some kind (either Read More