Basic Income in Belgium: Towards a Youth Basic Income?
In December 2020, the co-president of the party, Rajae Maouane, proposed an Unconditional Basic Income for the young between 18 and 26 years old.
Basic Income in the UK: Pilots on the horizon
17 city councils and the Welsh Senned are calling on the government to allow them to run basic income pilots!
Get together for a Basic Income Beer
UBIE started organising digital Basic Income Beer meetings on the 20th of every month – join us on Discord!
UBIE Story Contest: How We Made Basic Income Happen
UBIE run a story contest on a future where we have made Basic Income happen! The winners have been announced!
Majority of Europeans Want Basic Income to Ease Covid Impacts
Citizens across Europe expect European Council to include basic income in their plans to boost EU economy, a new transnational YouGov poll commissioned by UBIE and WeMove finds.
Are Europe’s welfare systems sustainable?
UBIE’s Vice Chair, Alessandra Bianchi, was selected as a citizen panelist alongside two other to talk about the future of the European Welfare State with László Andor, Secretary General of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) and former EU...
One Year for One Million – New European Citizens’ Initiative for Basic Income
On 25 September, the collection of statements of support for the European Citizens’ Initiative will begin, with the ultimate aim of establishing Unconditional Basic Incomes throughout the European Union, in all 27 member states.
Will UBI still make sense in the post-corona world?
Philippe Van Parijs on how the Corona-crisis has influenced public discussion about Basic Income in Europe and political opportunities for its introduction.
Your new Sunday activity: Basic Income Tea!
Our first weekly webinar dealt with the topic of EU solidarity in the Corona crisis.
Cash-for-corona: No Basic Income in Spain yet
The current policy proposal being discussed in Spain has nothing to do with a universal basic income.
Don’t let us down in the Corona-crisis! Over 125.000 Europeans demand Unconditional Basic Income
Within a week, over 125.000 Europeans signed a petition calling on European leaders to establish a financial capacity to support all EU countries in introducing an Unconditional Basic Income as an urgent response to the Corona crisis.
Increased well-being and higher participation in community life – optimistic first results from Barcelona’s B-MINCOME scheme
First results of the Barcelona minimum income pilot project B-MINCOME shows evidence to be optimistic.
Living with basic income: Impressions from the 19th BIEN Congress in Hyderabad, India
The emphasis of the 19th Basic Income Earth Network Congress that took place in Hyderabad, India between 22-25 August 2019 was on hearing from participants from basic income pilots around the world. There were moving testimonies from Kenya, India, Ontario, and Germany...
A European road to basic income? EP candidates respond to UBIE
We asked candidates to the European Elections three questions about their take on basic income policies for Europe. Here are the responses we received.
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...
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...
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...
Euro-Dividend as Sociopolitical Pillar of the EU and its Member States
Conference at the University of Freiburg In October 11-12, 2018 about 50 participants from both social sciences and Basic Income movement all over Europe met at an interdisciplinary conference at the University of Freiburg, Germany. They discussed the Euro-Dividend as...
Basic Income and the European Elections 2019 – Interview with Dániel Fehér about the UBIE conference in Budapest
On Friday the 23rd of November a public conference took place at the Hungarian Institute of Political History in Budapest, hosted by the First Hungarian Unconditional Basic Income Association together with the Progressive Hungary Foundation and bringing together...
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...