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Basic Income is About Freedom

A short French documentary film explores the experience of Anne van Dalen, from the Netherlands, who has benefited from a small pilot programme giving individuals a modest basic income for a year. She explains that basic income is about freedom and enabling people to explore what they really want to do.


The publisher is An Income to Come.

Film: Anne Van Dalen © An Income to Come 2016.

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Basic Income Changed My Life

Basic Income Changed My Life

Anne van Dalen describes the positive impact that the freedom and security of basic income had on her life.

A Social Movement for Basic Income

A Social Movement for Basic Income

Bill Jordan describes how the idea of basic income inspired a pre-War social movement and wonders whether the same might emerge today.

Basic Income Plus

Basic Income Plus

Simon Duffy on why a system of basic income plus an appropriate disability benefit would be a significant improvement over the UK's current system of demeaning conditionality.

Citizenship and the Welfare State

Citizenship and the Welfare State

In this short philosophical monograph Simon Duffy explores the role of citizenship in the definition and defence of the welfare state.

Citizen's Income: A Brief Introduction

Citizen's Income: A Brief Introduction

This valuable guide provides an introduction to Citizen's Income, or Basic Income, explaining what it means, how it would work and answering some common questions.

How to Fund a Universal Basic Income

How to Fund a Universal Basic Income

Malcolm Henry sets out an argument for a Universal Basic Income based on his analysis of the failings of the banking system.

Let's Scrap the DWP

Let's Scrap the DWP

Simon Duffy and John Dalrymple make the case for Basic Income Security - a system to integrate and reform the current tax and benefit systems.

Basic Income

Basic Income

Simon Duffy reviews Daniel Raventos's Basic Income: the material conditions of freedom.