Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic income is a model for providing all citizens of a country or other geographic area with a given sum of money, regardless of their income, resources or employment status.


Check out this great video on youtube, Guy Standing talking about a universal basic income: https://youtu.be/Ue8G_TT1cZY

The BBC World Service did a insight programme on 'Universal Basic Income: Alaska style'. Guy Standing got a brief airing. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3ct0sw3

Basic Income takes economic pressure off all individuals, households and communities, no matter what their current level of readiness for transition; it can give a feeling of safety during the transition, especially if paired with other basic services. Basic income supports and opens up spaces for new ways of thinking and new demands. It enables everyone to leave behind aspects of the present system and the mental habits that accompany them.

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