Basic Income and the New Universalism


Universal basic income is firstly universal, secondly about income and only thirdly basic.

Roope Mokka
Feb 10, 2017 · 21 min read

In short, the most radical thing about basic income is that it touches everyone. This marks a significant change in how we view society at large.


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Basic income

Articles discussing the concept of unconditional basic income (UBI)

Roope Mokka

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Curious about future / Founder @ Demos Helsinki / Peloton Club / Demos Effect / Writer of books / Speaker @ TEDx@Amazon /Slush http://www.linkedin.com/in/mokka

Basic income

Articles discussing the concept of unconditional basic income (UBI)