Basic income

A radical Idea

Direct Unconditional payments

The STate should give people money

HoW big are these payments?

A full member of Society capable of self-actualisation

  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Housing
  • Education
  • Information
  • Communication
  • Travel
  • Maybe a TV and a PS4...

WhaT does this fix?

Patchwork benefits

The Patchwork

  • Pensions
  • Tiered taxes
    • VAT, income tax, stamp duty
  • Capital gains relief
  • Unemployment benefit
  • TV licences
  • Child benefit
  • Winter fuel allowance
  • ISAs
  • Child care and education vouchers
  • Minimum wage
  • Disability benefit
  • School meals
  • Housing benefit

Unvalued labour

Primarily women, primarily care

but also civic duties

Can we afford this?

How do we spend the money?

Rethinking the waged labour exchange

Workers and shirkers

Hard Working Families

Whatever happened to the 15 hour working week?

Between the workhouse and the Leisured class

Who will clean the boots under communism?

You will

Everyone has inherent value

The State exists to serve society

Basic income

By Robert Rees

Basic income

A radical idea

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