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What if you got $1,000 a month, just for being alive? I decided to find out.

Scott Santens
Mar 23, 2017 · 13 min read

What is basic income?

Why I decided to crowdfund my own basic income

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Basic income is a safety net when terrible things happen

Basic income transforms your relationship with work

What people miss when they ask about the downsides of basic income

As I see it, the benefits far outweigh the potential drawbacks




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