15th August 2021

BIEN Congress starts this week – register online now

This year the Basic Income Earth Network World Congress is being hosted in Glasgow from Wednesday 18th to Saturday 21st August. And for the first time, this global meeting of Read More

9th February 2021

UBI Doctoral Positions Available

If you want to do research around Basic Income the Freiburg Institute for Basic Income Studies (FRIBIS) is offering six doctoral positions. See this leaflet for more information. The deadline Read More

28th January 2021

Income security after the pandemic: Modelling shows Basic Income is best

The Covid-19 pandemic has inflicted serious damage on the economy, on employment, and on household disposable incomes. The UK Government’s job retention and income maintenance schemes have mitigated some of Read More

14th October 2020

Basic Income Basics: Why Basic Income is Good for Freedom

By Catarina Neves and Roberto Merrill ‘In the daily lives of most men and women, fear plays a greater part than hope: they are more filled with the thought of Read More

15th September 2020

Basic Income and the (endless) coronavirus crisis

It is now nearly six months since the first national lockdown was imposed in the UK to try to rein in the rate of Covid infection and avoid overwhelming the Read More

21st May 2020

Director’s retirement

After twenty-five years as Secretary and then Director, Dr. Malcolm Torry has retired from the voluntary post of Director of the Citizen’s Basic Income Trust. The Trust’s Secretary, Mark Wadsworth, Read More

15th May 2020

Journal of European Social Policy blog article about Basic Income

The  Journal of European Social Policy has published a JESP European Social Policy Blog article, ‘The Basic Income Debate: Keeping it Intelligent‘, by Malcolm Torry During the past five years Read More

14th May 2020

A humorous take on Citizen’s Basic Income pilot projects

Readers looking for a little light relief in these difficult times might enjoy a recent article by Tomas Pueyo about pilot projects. (Take no notice of the map. It’s rather Read More

13th May 2020

Precarious Work, Unemployment Benefit Generosity and Basic Income

The Journal of Social Policy has published an article by Young-Kyu Shin, Teemu Kmppainen and Katai Kuitto, ‘Precarious Work, Unemployment Benefit Generosity and Universal Basic Income Preferences: A Multilevel Study Read More

11th May 2020

Parliamentary activity about Citizen’s Basic Income

The Parliamentary news service has notified the following recent activity: Debates Date Department Forum Title Wed 06 May 2020 HM Treasury Commons Chamber Universal Basic Income 6 speeches (389 words) Read More