Basic Income is a policy that would provide a uniform minimum income to all citizens of a nation. It is not a new idea, neither globally nor with libertarians specifically. Free-market economist Milton Friedman supported a “Negative Income Tax,” which eventually became expressed in an extremely watered-down way through the earned income tax credit (EITC)….
Jeremy Griffith is co-founder and co-editor of UnfetteredEquality.com, an opinion platform dedicated to establishing meeting-points between progressive and libertarian politics. He is also an artist and game designer working in the independent games sphere.