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Scott Santens

Scott Santens is a writer and advocate of basic income for all. He’s a member of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network, moderator of the /r/BasicIncome community on Reddit, and founder of The BIG Patreon Creator Pledge. He lives in New Orleans and blogs at

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Top 10 Basic Income Articles of 2016

A Basic Income Sermon for Christians

Universal Basic Income Will Accelerate Innovation by Reducing Our Fear of Failure


"Youtube as Motivator - what people can do with their basic incomes"   Scott Santens  Mar 8, 2016

"The Disproportionate Effects of a Universal Basic Income"  Feb 27, 2016

"Universal Basic Income Will Likely Increase Social Cohesion"   Huffington Post  Jan 10, 2016

"Should the Amount of Basic Income Vary With Cost of Living Differences?"  Sep 21, 2015

"Minimum Wages vs. Universal Basic Income"   Huffington Post  Sep 13, 2015

Recent Multimedia

Technological Unemployment and Basic Income   2015-10-21

Past Appearances

North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress (Manitoba, Canada - May 12, 2016)

Santens @ How robotics will affect the availability of employment and social benefits (WEBCAST) (Brookings Institution, Washington, DC USA - Oct 26, 2015)

Santens @ North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress ( - Sep 30, 2015)

Hughes, Santens, Wallach @ World Summit on Technological Unemployment (NYC, NY USA - Sep 29, 2015)


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