THE BASICS OF UBI
We should not underestimate the financial hardship young people and students face due to high levels of debt, rising
The benefits of universal basic income is being recognized globally with the potential to provide everyone with a safety
Jamie Swift and Elaine Power’s book offers a compelling argument that it’s time to give Canadians more freedom and
At the heart of this concept is the idea of individual freedom and personal dignity, or more particularly, the
If the pandemic taught economic policy makers nothing else, it’s the value of nimble fiscal supports in averting disaster
Introducing a Basic Income Guarantee would cost a lot of money. The good news is that we can finance
This is a list of some arguments in support of UBI that I’ve most frequently come across during my
“Although there is now a little library of books on Basic Income, we believe that our effort is unique
LGBT+ people have so much to contribute to our society—be it in enterprise, the arts or in our politics.
Unconditional cash payments to residents are more of a floor to stand on than a safety net, say these
The more distant someone is from mainstream culture, the more they need money to address their unique needs in
UBI, at its core, is an unconditional cash transfer that guarantees a livable income regardless of work status. This
The Cost of Living examines claims made by UBI’s supporters and detractors and includes interviews with welfare rights adviser
An updated system of income and taxes would alleviate the worst crises the United States faces, including climate change.
By: Scott Santens Everything seemed to change in 2020, and yet in very important ways, what really needed to didn’t,
The local organising committee for the 2021 Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) Congress in Glasgow are very excited to
The ECI is asking for a universal basic income that is unconditional, individual, and of a quantity that is
Contribution to GTI Forum – Universal Basic Income: Has the Time Come? By: Mary Mellor Interest in a basic
ALEX CULVIN, member of UBI Lab Network, tells Georgina Trace how a Universal Basic Income in the UK could
New tool from Stanford compiles extensive research and shows the connections between UBI and a variety of social issues.
VIDEO on The First 100 Days of the Biden / Harris Administration and what can be accomplished. Basic Income
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.
UBI programs need to think big picture to achieve lasting results. Is this the right time? By: Wendi Williams
Replacing the raft of recovery benefits with a simple, permanent guaranteed income would be an automatic stabilizer for people
Basic income is a guarantee that no Canadian will have to live on an income far below the poverty
As we look to a post-pandemic future, more and more local authorities are getting behind the idea of a
Veterans of all ages have unique needs but our current social support systems aren’t sufficient for Veterans with disabilities.
Imagine the challenges of falling through the gaps in the social security net because, despite being ill, you’re not
Now there’s a chance for anyone to volunteer for a guaranteed income program, one that you both can benefit
In rural Kenya, a UBI pilot started in 2007, paying about Sh80 of $.075 daily which significantly improved well-being
The idea of a UBI for all citizens is gaining traction because UBI gives us the freedom to say