17th December 2023

Report on the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) Congress

When I was invited to give the Opening Address to the Congress, held in Seoul, South Korea, at the end of August, I wondered ‘What could I talk about?’. However, Read More

21st September 2023

The campaign for a Basic Income – more marathon than sprint

Every once in a while we get a reminder that the campaign for a Basic Income is more a marathon than a sprint. Thomas Paine was proposing one as far Read More

20th June 2023

Robots alone might not save us, but they can help

A sci-fi film response: Our hero wakes. Using her 3D food printer she prints out a full English breakfast, eating it in the front room of her flat – part Read More

1st April 2023

Mark Wadsworth, CBIT Treasurer and Secretary, has passed away

Gerard Mark Wadsworth – always known as Mark – was a passionate advocate for Basic Income. He was a tax accountant, and brought to the Basic Income debate a comprehensive Read More

12th March 2023

Panel on Basic Income at 13TH Braga Meetings on Ethics and Political Philosophy

Universal Basic Income will be discussed at 13TH Braga Meetings on Ethics and Political Philosophy, to be held on June 15-16 at the University of Minho (Braga). Organisers are inviting Read More

12th March 2023

An analysis of IPPR Scotland’s Minimum Income Guarantee proposals

Back in March 2021 the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) Scotland published a report entitled “Securing a Living Income in Scotland: Towards a Minimum Income Guarantee” (MIG). The institute Read More

9th July 2022

New Basic Income microsimulation research published

Basic Income expert Malcolm Torry has recently published new microsimulation research on Basic Income schemes. In his latest paper, published with the Centre for Microsimulation and Policy Analysis (CeMPA), Torry Read More

6th April 2022

BIEN is looking for a Coordinator for a new project

The Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) is looking for a paid coordinator for its BIEN Hubs Project. The successful candidate will “support BIEN in its core mission ‘to educate the Read More

9th October 2021

Read our October monthly update

Our monthly roundup of UBI news is out. Are politicians leading or following on Basic Income? Read it all here and decide for yourself. And if you like it, why Read More

12th September 2021

Our September monthly update is out

Our monthly roundup of UBI news is out. Read it all here. And if you like it, why not subscribe to it?