Unconditional basic income is not about a perfect model of society, but it is about figuring out and asking questions to the present. What is the reason for us to work? What is the role of art in today's work-life and creation? In this podcast we have a more of a philosophical conversation with Enno on work, justice, equality, inclusion and society.
Also, in this episode:
- What is the idea behind unconditional basic income?
- What is art and entrepreneurship today and where do they overlap?
- What was the first encounter of Enno with the notion of basic guaranteed income?
- "What do you do?" - our identity is very much linked or associated with the job we are payed to do. Is this good or bad?
- What millennials think about the guaranteed basic minimum income?
- Pilot projects in Europe: Lausanne, Finland and the Netherlands.
- What are the effects of similar pilot projects in India, Canada or Africa?
- What decision makers can and should do?
"What would you do if your income were taken care off?"
Enno Schmidt is co-founder of the Initiative Basic Income in Switzerland, performer, author and co-director of the Basic Income, a Cultural Impulse documentary that promotes the idea that everyone regardless of their needs should be provided with basic guaranteed income. You can watch the movie with English subtitles on YouTube.