Basic Income - the concept and the problems from an anarchist perspective - Audio from #DABF

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In recent years, there has been a growing interest in Basic Income. Basic Income is a payment from the state to every resident on an individual basis, without any means test or work requirement. Is Basic Income a progressive proposal or does it sound too good to be true?

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Róisín Mulligan will speak on behalf of Basic Income Ireland and other members of BII will be present to participate in discussion. Basic Income Ireland is a network of people working towards making universal basic income a reality in Ireland.

Michael Taft is Research Officer with UNITE the Union. He blogs regularly at Unite's Notes on the Front and the Irish Left Review.

Mark Hoskins is an anarchist writer and activist currently researching automation, urban farming, class, and alternatives to wage labour and monetary exchange.