Basic income

A radical Idea

Direct Unconditional payments

The STate should give people money

HoW much should it pay them?

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

Benefit qualification

Unvalued labour

Primarily women, primarily care

but also civic duties

Poor people don’t plan long-term

Linda Tirado

The right to fail


Workers and shirkers

Between the workhouse and the Leisured class

Can we afford this?

How do we spend the money?

Who will clean the boots under communism?

You will

has inherent value

The State exists to serve society and the Individual

isn't fairness

An introduction to Basic Income

By Robert Rees

An introduction to Basic Income

Basic income: the radical reorganisation of the relationship between the individual and the state

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