Is basic income a poison for people’s will to work – or is it much more a catalyser to transform work into something people will be much more likely to want? UBIE board member Ulrich Schachtschneider’s reaction to Anke Hassel’s criticism. In her article ‘Unconditional Basic Income is a Dead […]
After an inspirational series of meetings in London 24-26 March, the new board of Unconditional Basic Income Europe (UBIE) gets ready for a busy year ahead.
By François Denuit Europe is in deep trouble – economically, socially, and politically. We need new, bolder and stronger instruments to counter the forces of disintegration. A partial basic income paid to all Europeans – a Eurodividend – could become the policy instrument that safeguards the EU and especially the Eurozone […]
Benoît Hamon, a vocal supporter of basic income, came out first (36%) in the first round of the socialist primary in France on Sunday. He now has a serious chance to become the final Socialist candidate for the presidential election. For Unconditional Basic Income Europe (UBIE) this is a good […]
Swiss people have a reputation for being at the vanguard when it comes to discussing and implementing progressive social ideas. Last Sunday, the whole world was watching as they went to the polls on the question of unconditional basic income. For the members of the transnational network Unconditional Basic Income Europe […]