Universal Basic Income (UBI)

A basic income, also called Universal Basic Income (UBI), is a type of program in which citizens of a country, or any other region, may receive a regular sum of money from a source such as the government.

Universal Basic Income (UBI)

The many names of Basic Income

For such a simple idea, Basic Income has a complex web of alternative names. Here are some of the other names for Basic Income, including a quick guide to what is and what isn’t BI.
> ideasfortoday.org.uk/the-many-names-of-basic-income

Universal basic income had a rough 2018

Some of the biggest and most promising experiments were plagued by delays and shutdowns.
> technologyreview.com/universal-basic-income-had-a-rough-2018/

What is a basic income?

Basic Income is a measure against poverty which also gives us the capacity to lead more dignified lives. Basic Income is not about alms, but about the guarantee of the right to existence.