71% of Europeans support basic income after COVID-19, an Oxford study reveals

The COVID-19 pandemic is inspiring Europeans to think the previously unthinkable, according to a ground-breaking survey out today from a team led by Professor Timothy Garton Ash, the leading Oxford academic. Public policy and economic ideas which were hitherto seen as radical, even utopian, have become mainstream thinking during the crisis, the Europe’s […]


A new European Citizens’ Initiative begins to collect signatures

On 25 September, the collection of statements of support for the European Citizens’ Initiative will begin, with the ultimate aim of establishingUnconditional Basic Incomes throughout the European Union, in all 27 member states. In particular, the initiative calls on the European Commission to submit to the appropriate institutions its proposal for the […]


1327 votes from Estonia for emergency UBI petition, letter to Estonian PM collecting signatures as well

According to the information that Estonian UBI advocates got in 24 April evening, 1327 signatures for an European emergency UBI petition in wemove.eu portal were given from Estonia. Totally the petition has got more than 171000 signatures and also the Estonian signature count may be rised. Wemove.eu doesn’t yet allow following the […]


Public letter: The reason for rejecting a research initiative doesn’t correspond to the initiative’s content and laws, neither

The leaders of the collective appeal “Investigating the Feasibility and Impact of Unconditional Basic Income (Civic Salary) in Estonia” are undoubtedly pleased to read in the media that although the Social Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu (Estonian parliament) announced the rejection of public access, its members have not taken an […]


Basic income: Arguments, evidence, prospects

A recent blog post of Estonian parliamentary library give an overview of Basic Income with links to some resources, included the briefing of European Parliamentary Research Centre “Basic Income: Arguments, evidence, prospects” . This one was published in September 2016 but no word in Estonian media followed and, furthermore, this  document is not officially […]