The idea of a European universal basic income bears potential as a palpable way of delivering on the promise of ‘social Europe’. However, many proposals remain vague. We outline a concrete policy design for an EU-wide basic income to foster debates on how such a policy could look like in practice.
The charming city of Ljubljana hosted an inspiring meeting of European basic income experts and activists end of July.
Europe is in deep trouble – economically, socially, and politically. A partial basic income paid to all Europeans could become the policy instrument that reconciles citizens with the idea of European integration.