Universal Basic Income, Guaranteed Minimal Income, Citizen’s Dividend or -dare we say it- Negative Income tax. Beside the name there is no one “basic income” scheme and all are informed by different interests. Can Basic Income be an emancipatory step towards post-capitalism and post-labourism? Or is it the Silicon Valley elite’s last ditch attempt to increase demand while stripping away social protections?
Our series on Universal Basic Income compiles many progressive arguments, for and against, Basic Income, and a host of designs. Dive in and get informed!