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Welcome to Basic Income Wiki! We're collecting information about basic income. This is a website that anyone can edit. Feel free to use it for ideas, as a scratchpad etc.
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Welcome to the '''[[Basic Income Wiki]]'''! We're collecting information about [[basic income]]. This is a website that anyone can edit. Feel free to use it for ideas, as a scratchpad etc.
  
== What ==
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We started in September 2015 and are currently working on {{NUMBEROFARTICLES}} articles.
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== What is basic income? ==
 
* Every person alive gets money, every month.
 
* Every person alive gets money, every month.
  
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* There's not enough (meaningful) work for everyone.
 
* There's not enough (meaningful) work for everyone.
  
== How ==
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=== Why not? ===
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Three often heard arguments against.
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* [[Too expensive]]
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* [[People are lazy]]
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* [[Too big]]
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== How to implement basic income? ==
 
How to [[finance]] basic income?
 
How to [[finance]] basic income?
 
* [[Tax]]
 
* [[Tax]]
 
* [[Social security]]
 
* [[Social security]]
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* [[Money creation]]
  
 
== When ==
 
== When ==
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== Where ==
 
== Where ==
Experiments have been held in [[Canada]], [[Namibia]], [[Brazil]] and [[India]].
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[[Experiments]] have been held in [[Canada]], [[Namibia]], [[Brazil]] and [[India]].
 
Experiments are starting in the [[Netherlands]] and [[Finland]].
 
Experiments are starting in the [[Netherlands]] and [[Finland]].
 
A referendum is planned in [[Switzerland]].
 
A referendum is planned in [[Switzerland]].
  
 
== Who ==
 
== Who ==
* [[Philippe Van Parijs]], [[Ailsa McKay]], [[André Gorz]], [[Hillel Steiner]], [[Peter Vallentyne]],  [[Guy Standing]], [[Scott Santens]]
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Current proponents:
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* [[Philippe Van Parijs]], [[Ailsa McKay]], [[André Gorz]], [[Hillel Steiner]], [[Peter Vallentyne]],  [[Guy Standing]], [[Scott Santens]], [[Rutger Bregman]]
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=== [[History]] ===
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* [[Friedrich von Hayek]]
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* [[Richard Nixon]]
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== Other resources on the web ==
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* [http://www.basicincome.org/ BIEN: basicincome.org]
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* [https://www.reddit.com/r/BasicIncome/ reddit: r/BasicIncome]
  
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=== Wiki ===
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* [https://www.reddit.com/r/BasicIncome/wiki/pages/ reddit r/Basicincome wiki]
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* [[:wikipedia:Basic_income|Wikipedia: Basic income article]]
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* [[:wikipedia:Category:Basic_income|Wikipedia: Category Basic income]]
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* [https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/User:Waldir/Basic_income Wikiquote page]
  
== TODO ==
 
* Logo
 
* Some basic pages
 
* Contact people who might be interested
 
* Better domain name
 
  
== Other sources ==
 
  
* [[:wikipedia:Basic_income|Wikipedia: Basic income]]
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[[Category:Browse]]
* http://www.basicincome.org/
 
* [https://www.reddit.com/r/BasicIncome/ r/BasicIncome]
 

Latest revision as of 13:24, 30 September 2015

Welcome to the Basic Income Wiki! We're collecting information about basic income. This is a website that anyone can edit. Feel free to use it for ideas, as a scratchpad etc.

We started in September 2015 and are currently working on 21 articles.

What is basic income?

  • Every person alive gets money, every month.

Why

  • There's not enough (meaningful) work for everyone.

Why not?

Three often heard arguments against.

How to implement basic income?

How to finance basic income?

When

Where

Experiments have been held in Canada, Namibia, Brazil and India. Experiments are starting in the Netherlands and Finland. A referendum is planned in Switzerland.

Who

Current proponents:

History

Other resources on the web

Wiki