News

6th June 2020

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

5th June 2020

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

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