What is Universal Basic Income?

What is Universal Basic Income? 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.

For more about the RSA’s work on a Universal Basic Income: http://bit.ly/2caIROp