This week, we’re continuing our series of blogs covering common questions about Basic Income and its key principles. Basic Income Network Scotland volunteer Jack Perry looks at why, unlike our current benefits system, a Basic Income doesn’t require people to behave in any specific way in order to receive their payments. You can read the … Read moreWhy does Basic Income have no behavioural requirements?
CONVERSATIONS about Basic Income have been springing up across Scotland in recent months following the publication of the feasibility study in June. These debates are vital if Scotland is to progress with a Basic Income pilot, and to support these conversations, we felt it important to go back to basics and unpack what Basic Income … Read moreWhy are Basic Income payments uniform?
In the third instalment of our series of blogs covering Basic Income FAQs and core principles, Cleo Goodman, one of the founders of Basic Income Conversation, answers questions about why a Basic Income is paid regularly and not as a one-off payment. You can read the first two in the series – about Basic Income … Read moreWhy is a Basic Income paid periodically?
The second instalment of our series of blogs covering Basic Income FAQs and core principles, Basic Income Network Scotland trustee, Gordon Dickson, answers questions about why a Basic Income is paid to everyone. You can read the first one, about Basic Income and cash payments here, with more to come on other topics over the … Read moreWhy is a Basic Income universal?
The last few months have seen significant momentum grow behind the Basic Income movement. Distinguished voices have demanded people are given the right to a minimum income, with politicians from across the globe and religious figures such as Pope Francis joining in a call for Basic Income. Scotland has emerged as a leading figure in … Read moreWhy is a Basic Income paid in cash?