Basic Income is gaining momentum in Italy. It was endorsed by the Minister of Labor, several politicians and even the Pope. The challenge will be to convert this new enthusiasm to consistent collective participation.
The new coalition government committed to a UBI pilot, possibly focusing on the arts and culture.
Several parties are now in favor of UBI, the upcoming March elections will be decisive.
The Spanish media have spoken about UBI in 2020 far more than in the rest of its history. 56% of Spaniards are in favor of UBI.
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.
17 city councils and the Welsh Senned are calling on the government to allow them to run basic income pilots!
UBIE started organising digital Basic Income Beer meetings on the 20th of every month – join us on Discord!
UBIE run a story contest on a future where we have made Basic Income happen! The winners have been announced!
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.
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...
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.
Philippe Van Parijs on how the Corona-crisis has influenced public discussion about Basic Income in Europe and political opportunities for its introduction.
Our first weekly webinar dealt with the topic of EU solidarity in the Corona crisis.
The current policy proposal being discussed in Spain has nothing to do with a universal 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.
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...
We asked candidates to the European Elections three questions about their take on basic income policies for Europe. Here are the responses we received.
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...
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...