THE BASICS OF UBI
Opinion: Why UBI?
This is a list of some arguments in support of UBI that I’ve most frequently come across during my
New book, The Case for Basic Income, explores current challenges in todays climate
“Although there is now a little library of books on Basic Income, we believe that our effort is unique
UBI can help LGBT+ people and it’s on its way
LGBT+ people have so much to contribute to our society—be it in enterprise, the arts or in our politics.
The pros and cons of universal basic income
Unconditional cash payments to residents are more of a floor to stand on than a safety net, say these
Opinion: It’s time to transform our society with a basic income guarantee
The more distant someone is from mainstream culture, the more they need money to address their unique needs in
UBI’s Lessons for Redesigning Canada’s Social Welfare System
UBI, at its core, is an unconditional cash transfer that guarantees a livable income regardless of work status. This
New documentary explores arguments for and against creating a Universal Basic Income
The Cost of Living examines claims made by UBI’s supporters and detractors and includes interviews with welfare rights adviser
Why Universal Basic Income Should Be President Biden’s Top Priority
An updated system of income and taxes would alleviate the worst crises the United States faces, including climate change.
Editorial: 2020 Revealed That Universal Basic Income Cannot Wait Any Longer
By: Scott Santens Everything seemed to change in 2020, and yet in very important ways, what really needed to didn’t,
BIEN Congress 2021 – Call for UBI papers
The local organising committee for the 2021 Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) Congress in Glasgow are very excited to
The European Citizens’ Initiative for Unconditional Basic Income
The ECI is asking for a universal basic income that is unconditional, individual, and of a quantity that is
UBI as Public Money for Public Purpose
Contribution to GTI Forum – Universal Basic Income: Has the Time Come? By: Mary Mellor Interest in a basic
‘We need radicalism to knit our humanity back together again:’ The case for UBI
ALEX CULVIN, member of UBI Lab Network, tells Georgina Trace how a Universal Basic Income in the UK could
Visualizing UBI Research
New tool from Stanford compiles extensive research and shows the connections between UBI and a variety of social issues.
State of the Movement, Nov 2020: Planning for 2021
VIDEO on The First 100 Days of the Biden / Harris Administration and what can be accomplished. Basic Income
Maud Gonne and the 1930s’ movement for basic income in Ireland
Analysis: how a band of Catholic monetary reformers in Ireland promoted the idea of a basic income to eradicate
Opinion: It is imperative that members of the LGBTQ+ community are involved in the design process and advocacy of UBI
“There will not be a magic day when we wake up and it’s now okay to express ourselves publicly.
How UBI can expand educational and career opportunities
UBI programs need to think big picture to achieve lasting results. Is this the right time? By: Wendi Williams
Basic Income Would Be More Effective Than Many Current Government Programs
Replacing the raft of recovery benefits with a simple, permanent guaranteed income would be an automatic stabilizer for people
Could Canada’s new federal disability benefit lead to basic income?
Basic income is a guarantee that no Canadian will have to live on an income far below the poverty
The moment for Universal Basic Income is now, and it’s local
As we look to a post-pandemic future, more and more local authorities are getting behind the idea of a
A $300-per-month UBI would cut Veteran poverty in half
Veterans of all ages have unique needs but our current social support systems aren’t sufficient for Veterans with disabilities.
Basic Income Could Bring Relief to People with Chronic Illness
Imagine the challenges of falling through the gaps in the social security net because, despite being ill, you’re not
New app is going to create a community-funded basic income for its members
Now there’s a chance for anyone to volunteer for a guaranteed income program, one that you both can benefit
How universal basic income can improve employability
In rural Kenya, a UBI pilot started in 2007, paying about Sh80 of $.075 daily which significantly improved well-being
Universal basic income would offer a safety net as we adjust to the new normal
The idea of a UBI for all citizens is gaining traction because UBI gives us the freedom to say
Covid-19 has made a basic income system an economic imperative
Post-Covid, we must build a new income distribution system that will provide society, and every individual, with much greater
People with disabilities deserve a basic income
It’s time to treat people with disabilities with respect instead of paternalism and to address the inadequacies of the
What is basic income and what are the arguments for and against it in Canada?
Is it time for an updated look at what Universal Basic Income is and how it impacts society across
Not only is basic income necessary, it’s also sustainable and achievable
Could there become a time when all our basic needs are paid for by the government? That’s the question
Social Security for All?
The pandemic has exposed the systemic failures of America’s inadequate welfare state. It’s time to start over. By: MIMI
It’s not just ‘leftists’ who support a basic income
By: Tarek Fatah My column last week endorsing a guaranteed basic income triggered a surprising denunciation by many as