UBI for a Brighter Future

This year’s UBI Nordic conference, “Visions for a Brighter Future” that took place in Oslo on the first weekend of April was a great success. A UBIE delegation of both “veterans” like Barb Jacobson and Manja Taylor, as well as members of the youth group, Alessandra...

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Campaign Mode On! 2019 UBIE General Assembly in Berlin

In just a few months time, citizens across Europe will be asked to elect a new European Parliament. As citizens, we aim for a new majority that wants to re-build solidarity in the EU and is open to discuss basic income as a new basis for a social Europe. So the focus...

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Did Finland’s basic income experiment succeed or fail?

Finland’s experiment has the first results and, contrary to the headlines over the world, it has valuable and positive inputs for our understanding of its consequences. The second part of the data will only be available in 2020, given that the final phase of the...

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Liverpool Council passes motion to pilot Basic Income 

A call for Liverpool to be the first English city to test a Universal Basic Income (UBI) was discussed at the City Council meeting 19 September. The motion, calling for Liverpool to pilot UBI 'under the next Labour Government' passed easily, although the leader of...

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The EYE has passed!

What should the EU prioritise when responding to the future of work? As Universal Basic Income supporters, we couldn't have anticipated better turnout at the European Youth Event 2018. On June 1-2 every two years, some 8000 participants rush through the gates of the...

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Lisbon UBIE Create-athon – September 2017

In connection with the 2017 BIEN Congress, Unconditional Basic Income Europe held a General Assembly on 24 September in Lisbon. Beyond discussing organisational issues like on the budget, the relationship to BIEN and the question if we want to introduce membership...

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Join us in Lisbon on 24 September!

The next meeting of Unconditional Basic Income Europe will be held in Lisbon, Portugal on Sunday, 24th September 2017, one day before the start of the 17th BIEN Congress.

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Basic income after the elections in France and the UK

What are the implications of the elections in France and the UK for the basic income movement in Europe? Interview with Aurélie Hampel, UBIE board member and basic income activist from France, and Barb Jacobson, former chair of UBIE and coordinator of Basic Income UK.

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