Call for Support of the European Citizens’ Initiative for an Unconditional Basic Income

Basic Income should be a human right. Before January 14, 2014, one million statements of support are required for the European Commission to examine this initiative and arrange for a public hearing in the European Parliament. Please sign the petition at http://basicincome2013.eu.

Ruth Jacobs

basic income posterStand up for Basic Income as a human right. Before January 14, 2014, one million statements of support are required for the European Commission to examine this initiative and arrange for a public hearing in the European Parliament. Please sign the petition here

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Reasons to Support Basic Income (from http://basicincome.org.uk)

1) Basic Income will help us rethink how & why we work

A basic income can help you do other work and reconsider old choices: It will enable you to retrain, safe in the knowledge that you’ll have enough money to maintain a decent standard of living while you do. It will therefore help each of us to decide what it is we truly want to do.

2) Basic Income will contribute to better working conditions

With the insurance of having unconditional basic income as a safety net, workers can challenge their employers if they find their conditions…

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