Basic Income means everyone gets a secure income which is enough to live a life of citizenship.
UK Poverty Data in Graphics
Infographics showing how poverty is created by the unfairness of the UK tax-benefit system.
Self-Directed Support and the Future
Simon Duffy considers some of the emerging trends and how SDS can help us tackle future problems.
Problems with Universal Basic Services (UBS)
A response by Simon Duffy to Anna Coote's criticism of UBI.
Disability Benefits and Suicide
A Channel Four documentary has revealed the cruel nature of the UK's disability system.
Make Everyone a Policy Maker
PolicyEngine is a tool that gives the public an unprecedented insight into the tax and benefit system.
UBI Lab Network 2021
Progress in advancing the case for universal basic income.
UBI: Unpaid Labour and Gender Relations
We need to value care and help move society away from an unjust system that advantages men over women.
Imagine a Democracy
Modern democracies must tap into the power of citizenship to tackle our severe environment and social problems.
Redesigning the Benefits System with Young People in Mind
Poverty for children in the UK is growing and its time for a revolutionary shift towards Universal Basic Income (UBI).
Mother, Daughter and UBI
A mother and a daughter, both living with disabilities, explain why they believe UBI would be transformational for…
Does the Benefit System Work for You?
Simon Duffy talks to members of Learning Disability England (LDE) about the idea of basic income as a way to reform the…
We Are NOT Second Class Citizens
Catherine Hale spoke to members of Church Action on Poverty about how welfare reforms have harmed disabled people and…
To Hell with Poverty
The Church must make a greater effort to fight the causes of poverty and support the #BasicIncome movement.
Popping the Housing Bubble
The UK's housing market is over-inflated and even progressive policies like basic income cannot solve this without…
Basic Income Plus: Easy Read Version
Basic Income Plus is a radical way to reform benefits by giving everyone enough to live on and ensuring people with extra…
An Introduction to Basic Income Plus
Caroline Richardson and Simon Duffy outline a practical approach for making sure basic income works for disabled…
Is Basic Income Essential to the Good Life?
Simon Duffy gave this keynote talk for the Centre for Wellbeing in Public Policy and as part of the Festival of Debate…
Basic Income and Independent Living
Basic income (UBI) could have major benefits for disabled people, but the independent living movement needs to be…
COVID-19, The Black Death and Basic Income
Bill Jordan explains why COVID-19, like the Black Death before it, may finally push the current elites to accept the…
Basic Income and Equal Citizenship
Dr Simon Duffy of the Centre for Welfare Reform and UBI Lab Sheffield gave this talk on basic income and the idea of equal…
Essentials of Basic Income
Annie Miller's short book provides an ideal definition of basic income and provides a framework for campaigners to…
An Emancipatory Welfare State
A draft consultation paper setting out the arguments for a basic income for people with disabilities.
Basic Income and Disability
Building on his work with Jim Elder-Woodward, Simon Duffy outlines the case for using basic income principles to…
How to support the UBI movement
How to get involved in advocating for basic income.
Money as a Human Right
Maria Lyons combines an analysis of economics with an understanding of inclusion to offer a radical argument for basic…
What is a basic income?
A great short film produced by the Spanish Campaign Group RedRentaBasica.
UBI and Health
Existing health research demonstrates why basic income will have very positive health impacts and why welfare…
Basic Income is Good for Your Health
Anna-Carin Fagerlind Ståhl explains why long-standing evidence of work and health argues for the benefits of basic…
Basic Income or Basic Services
Dr Simon Duffy reflects on the debate between Barb Jacobson and Anna Coote on the respective merits of UBI or UBS.
The Cure for Poverty is Money
Poverty isn't a lack of character it's a lack of cash argues historian Rutger Bregman in his TED film.
Basic Income is About Freedom
Anne van Dalen explains why basic income is about freedom - the chance to explore what you want to do and escape the…
Basic Income Changed My Life
Anne van Dalen describes the positive impact that the freedom and security of basic income had on her life.
UBI: A Psychological Impact Assessment
An important report which sets out the case for Universal Basic Income (UBI) from the perspective of psychologists.
Carers Benefits and Basic Income
Citizen K explores the strange paradoxes of the UK's benefit system and argues for a system of basic income.
A Social Movement for Basic Income
Bill Jordan describes how the idea of basic income inspired a pre-War social movement and wonders whether the same…
Citizenship and the Welfare State
In this short philosophical monograph Simon Duffy explores the role of citizenship in the definition and defence of…
Basic Income Plus
Simon Duffy on why a system of basic income plus an appropriate disability benefit would be a significant improvement…
Citizen's Income: A Brief Introduction
This valuable guide provides an introduction to Citizen's Income, or Basic Income, explaining what it means, how it…
From Basic Income to Social Dividend
Rajesh Makwana argues that it’s time to broaden the debate on how to fund a universal basic income to protect the…
The Economic Necessity of Basic Income
Economist Geoff Crocker argues that the current economic system is based on flawed thinking and that a new system…
Let's Scrap the DWP
Simon Duffy and John Dalrymple make the case for Basic Income Security - a system to integrate and reform the current tax…
In this animated film, Malcolm Henry explores where money comes from and where money goes.
How to Fund a Universal Basic Income
Malcolm Henry sets out an argument for a Universal Basic Income based on his analysis of the failings of the banking…
Basic Income Security
This paper by John Dalrymple and Simon Duffy sets out a proposal for the reform of the income security system in an…
Simon Duffy reviews Daniel Raventos's Basic Income: the material conditions of freedom.
Fraud in Context
Government's exaggerate the level of benefit fraud for political reasons.
An exploration of how the welfare state can be redesigned to put people at its centre.
Family Income Security
Dr Simon Duffy, Director of the Centre for Welfare Reform, explores how we could reform the income security of all…