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10+ Best Articles on Basic Income

The most useful articles and videos on basic income from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Basic Income Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on basic income by Refind users.

  1. What Would Happen If We Just Gave People Money?
  2. Who Really Stands to Win from Universal Basic Income?
  3. Universal Basic Income Is Silicon Valley’s Latest Scam
  4. Why we should all have a basic income
  5. The Paradox of Universal Basic Income


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Basic Income Earth

Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) was founded in 1986 as an international organisation that fosters informed discussion about a Basic Income.

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