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> # What is Basic Income? > > "A Basic Income is an income unconditionally granted to all on an individual basis, without means test or work requirement" (Basic Income Earth Network, (BIEN)). > > --- > > Basic Income is alternately referred to as a guaranteed annual income, citizen's income, citizen's dividend, social dividend, negative income tax, and others. > For more see: > > * /r/BasicIncome FAQ > * Further reading list from the FAQ > * Basic Income on Wikipedia
> ## Community
> This is a community space for discussion and advocacy of Basic Income schemes, with four main goals:
> Educate. Increase publicity and support for Basic Income schemes, and explain their benefits.
> Discuss. Talk about the specifics of how Basic Income should be implemented in different countries, and how potential problems can be overcome.
> Organize. Work to create political support and pressure for Basic Income, in support of local branches of the Basic Income Earth Network, and meetup groups.
> > Connect. Build ties with local and distant supporters of this transnational movement. > > --- > > Follow /r/BasicIncome on Twitter. > > Like /r/BasicIncome on Facebook. > > Chat with us on IRC
> ### Support Basic Income
>There are many ways to support Basic Income, click here to go to our Support wiki page for full details. > > * Sign a petition
> * Join your national advocacy group
> * Meetup with local supporters
> * Spread the message on Social Media - Add #BasicIncome to your posts or share Basic Income news with your friends. Sharing creates new supporters. > * Contact Politicians or the Media - Show them you care and they'll care too
> ## Reddit Network > > Basic Income Subcommunities > > * /r/BasicIncomeActivism > * /r/BasicIncomeCanada > * /r/BasicIncomeEurope > * /r/BasicIncomeIreland > * /r/BasicIncomeSweden > * /r/BasicIncomeUK > * /r/BasicIncomeUSA > * /r/RevenuDeBase (French) > * /r/Rentabasica (Spanish) > * /r/Grundeinkommen (German) > * /r/BIV (Images only) > * /r/cryptoUBI > * /r/FairShare > > Related Communities > > * /r/AIhub > * /r/Automate > * /r/AntiConsumption > * /r/Economics > * /r/FinancialIndependence > * /r/Futurology > * /r/Homeless > * /r/Robotics > * /r/Permaculture > * /r/PostScarcity > * /r/Sustainability > * /r/UnitedWeStand > > Political Movements > > Which may or may not be relevant to BI, see here for discussion of this topic. > > * /r/Georgism > * /r/Futuristparty > * /r/Geolibertarianism > * /r/Green > * /r/GreenParty > * /r/Libertarian > * /r/PirateParty > * /r/Socialism > * /r/SocialDemocracy > * /r/Technostism
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