1st July 2020

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

19th June 2020

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

9th June 2020

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

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