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

19th February 2019

Disabled People Against Cuts, UBI: Solution or Illusion?

Disabled People Against Cuts, UBI: Solution or Illusion? Free to download This report begins with an argument for Citizen’s Basic Income (here called a Universal Basic Income, or UBI): there Read More

18th February 2019

A meeting in Sheffield on the 9th March

The UBI Lab in Sheffield is holding a meeting on the 9th March: Activists and researchers will gather from across the North and further afield to share their experiences, discuss Read More

12th February 2019

Preliminary results of the Finnish Basic Income experiment, and a Guardian article about them

Preliminary results of the Finland experiment were announced on the 8th February 2019. A video of the presentation of preliminary results, with an English translation, can be found here Information Read More

5th February 2019

BIEN Congress 2019 in India from the 22nd to the 25th August

For details of this year’s BIEN congress, and for the call for papers, click here.              

5th February 2019

Recent research on Universal Credit

The London School of Economics has published research about the alleged simplicity of Universal Credit and the lived experience of benefit claimants. Kate Summers and David Young challenge the assumed Read More

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