Everyone’s talking about a ‘citizen’s income’ or ‘basic income’, but what on earth is it?
It sounds like a Utopian dream, but support for a flat, government-sponsored annual income is growing across the world. Exponents argue that it would reduce inherent inequities in the current system, and provide a secure platform for everyone to live a fulfilling, creative life. Watch this short new explainer video for a quick rundown of the basics!
Created with our RSA Animate collaborators, Cognitive Media.
Voiceover and script: Anthony Painter, RSA
Find out more about the RSA’s work on Universal Basic Income