Bio: Barb Jacobson is co-ordinator of Basic Income UK and on the board of Unconditional Basic Income Europe, a network of people in 25 countries. She was secretary of the Thomas Paine Society 2008-2013, and works as a welfare rights advisor in central London.
Discussion: With the basic income debate breaking out into mainstream discussion, it is worth revisiting both Thomas Paine’s ‘Agrarian Justice’ and Thomas Spence’s reply ‘Rights of Infants’. These two texts both proposed different forms of what we now call ‘basic income’ – and ways to pay for it – which have some bearing on the debate today.
The Elephant And Castle
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