intro’d to Barb via this global voices hangout on their eci about unconditional basic income.
everyone deserves a means to live and do the things that are most important to them.. – Barb
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Universal basic income: ‘It’s a human right to have enough money to live on’
In the first of a new series exploring utopian ideas, we talk to the National Coordinator for Basic Income UK and welfare rights advisor Barb Jacobson about the emancipatory potential of a UBI
At the moment if you’re born into wealth you can fail repeatedly without material consequences; for most people if you have a run of bad luck you can end up forced into an unsuitable job, sick or homeless. That’s a massive waste of human potential – as a society we all lose by that.