Basic income

Final spurt of the official EU initiative for Basic Income

Until 25.06.2022, all EU citizens can sign online for an Unconditional Basic Income (www.sign.eci-ubi.eu) UBI. The citizens’ initiative of all 27 EU countries is an invitation to the European Commission to become active and to develop proposals for unconditional basic…

On wages, universal and unconditional basic income and Buen Vivir: there is much to think about and do!

In a capitalist society, wage controversy is a difficult obstacle to overcome. And in a capitalist society like Brazil’s, this controversy easily becomes even more complex. Wage differentials often appear as an expression of inequalities, concealing their economic nature. Thus,…

Feminist Genealogies of Basic Income

It might seem that feminist arguments in favour of Basic Income have been a thing of the last few years, appearing in the heat of the latest wave of social mobilisation. In reality, buried by a long list of illustrious…

Sergi Raventós: “If we don’t implement a basic income soon, our societies will collapse”.

We talk to Sergi Raventós about the tasks he will have to carry out as head of the office of the Pilot Plan for the Basic Income of the Generalitat de Catalunya, the first experiment of a basic income that…

We support two European Citizens’ Initiatives: Basic Income and No Profit on Pandemic

The European Commission has several technocratic ways of consulting with EU citizens. It also has several ways, again technocratically, to apply pressure to have certain issues (which citizens believe are not being adequately acted upon) discussed and on which a…

The European Citizens’ Initiative for a Basic Income

by Daniel Raventós – Julie Wark There are no precedents that can serve as a reference for Europe’s economic and social situation right now. The 2020 European Commission indicators show a drop of 8.3% for GDP growth, while the OECD…

What would you change in your life if your income was secured?

This is what the UBI4ALL Campaign is trying to answer by means of a lottery where residents of the European Union can win a Basic Income, the money for which has been obtained via crowdfunding. Anyone in the European Union…

Glasgow City Council Requests Funding for Universal Basic Income Trial

At the end of October, the Glasgow city council voted in favor of a proposal to request from the governments of the United Kingdom and of Scotland to fund a pilot scheme for a Universal Basic Income (UBI). The proposal…

German Catholic Workers throw support behind Europe-wide push for unconditional basic income

By: Cameron Doody – In light of the pandemic, “it is more than clear that we need an unconditional basic income in Europe” “In view of the effects of the pandemic measures, it is more than clear that we need an…

Massive Attack: Eutopia in Three Acts

It is hard to overstate the contribution made by Massive Attack to the music world and beyond it over decades. Formed in 1988 in Bristol, UK, they released one of the most iconic singles of 1991, “Unfinished Sympathy“. After this…

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