Citizen's Basic Income

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

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A Basic Income video explainer

Here’s a recently produced video by the folk at Liquid Thoughts. It runs through some of the proposals for a Citizens Income in the US and also explores society’s modern Read More

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Scotland Moves Closer to a Basic Income Pilot

Scotland has been leading the debate on basic income in the UK. A basic income is a regular payment that goes to everyone, regardless of personal circumstances. The amount paid, Read More

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A Basic Income primer video

The folk at Share Ideas have produced a short video, written by former CBIT director Malcom Torry, which explains all the reasons why a Citizens Income is both desirable and Read More

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CBIT Monthly Update for June

Our monthly update for June has been published. You can read it here. Remember that you can get this update by email if you subscribe using the form on the Read More

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Why a Citizens Income is better than means-testing at fighting poverty

The Covid pandemic has pushed unemployment numbers to record levels all over the world. In the UK, nearly two million people have applied for Universal Credit benefits since the government Read More

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  • A Modern Guide to Citizen’s Basic Income: A multidisciplinary approach

    A Modern Guide to Citizen's Basic Income: A multidisciplinary approach

  • Coronavirus

    The Coronavirus/Citizen's Basic Income debate

  • Microsimulation results

    2020 microsimulation results for a Recovery Basic Income

  • Palgrave International Handbook of Basic Income

    Palgrave International Handbook of Basic Income

  • Basic Income: And how we can make it happen

    Basic Income: And how we can make it happen

  • A Basic Income Handbook

    A Basic Income Handbook

  • The Case for Universal Basic Income

    The Case for Universal Basic Income

  • The Feasibility of Citizen’s Basic Income

    The Feasibility of Citizen's Basic Income

  • Why we need a Citizen’s Basic Income

    Why we Need a Citizen's Basic Income

  • Introductory Booklet

    Our introductory booklet