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If anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either. SECOND LETTER OF ST. PAUL TO THESSALONIANS
Everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost. Isaiah 55: 1
To know labour is to avoid it. German saying
UBI: Criteria • • individually without compulsory work requirement without means testing high enough to ensure existance and participation • for everyone living here
UBI: Criteria • individually – – – less for children (or more)? make use of synergy effects each individual is a human-rights-holder
UBI: Criteria • without compulsory work requirement – – – In everey society goods have to be produced. political measures to ensure this are legitimate. But those measures must not threaten the subsistence level
UBI: Criteria • Without means testing – – – UBI is to redistribute wealth, so some will have to pay for it. Means testing creates hidden poverty. UBI is part of economic citizenship, it‘s a right, not charity.
UBI: Criteria • high enough to ensure existance and participation – – People living in extrem poverty will benefit even from very small amount. The amount of UBI determines whether one is able to say 'no'.
UBI: Criteria • for everyone living here – – UBI is a wealth-redistribution project from North to South. UBI is a global project. It may be financed by international tax. Basic food income should be the first step.
UBI and human rights • Everybody is entitled to live in dignity. • This includes a share of the wealth and participation in society. • Participation in capitalism is solely possible through income. • Capitalism does not provide income for all. ubi, which ensures dignified life, is the means to ensure this human right for all.
UBI: human right to food. • access to productive resources: food production (land, agricultural reform, jobs) • access to economical resources: (staple foods or income) • Staple foods have to be provided to all immediately, • other resources as soon as possible
UBI: Objections Grundeinkommen „Nobody will bother to work anymore!“ Yes, they will! • Who works will earn more • No human being is able to "do nothing" • Many people enjoy work! • The others. . . will realign or push for payrises. And anyway: • reduction of working hours • social connection through work • unloved jobs: Rationalisation of workflow!
Welches Menschenbild haben UBI: idea of man wir? • what do you do in your spare time? Lounge in front of the telly? • vicious circle of passivity • alcohol • How much autonomy can humans bear? • Entitlement to laziness? Mistrust in others
Welches Menschenbild haben UBI: employment wir? • irregular employment biograhpies • atypical employment, self-employment • freedom, clickworking • excluding structures of the welfare state
Welches Menschenbild of our UBI: On the shoulders haben wir? ancestors • • • Software processes knowledge technology division of labour
UBI: finance options • • income tax on company profits social insurance tax/“Bürgerversicherung“ sales/value-added tax on resources social budgets/savings capital returns tax/dividends
UBI: How to start? • unconditional subsistence • low basic income for all • social insurance systems/“Bürgerversicherung“ • secure certain groups • time releases • build on social infrastructure • basic food income
UBI: Who are the winners? • the unemployed • the employed in "bad" jobs – dangerous, dirty, boring – deskilling – low pay • women • dependents – young people – people with disabilities – illegally employed • creatives • people in the South
Why unconditional basic income? • We are able to - because goods and services are in abundance • We can afford it • We have to introduce it, if we want social security and peace. There is enough for all!