A Project for the 22nd Century?

  • Burkhard WehnerEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Political Science book series (BRIEFSPOLITICAL)


Thanks to widespread international activism, the idea of basic income has attained remarkable publicity and prominence in the past three decades. But in spite of that, the discussion on basic income to this point cannot be considered a success story, and it cannot be one if continued with the same arguments. In order to improve the odds of success at least for a distant future, basic income would, as explained above, have to be discussed in a much broader political context and with a much wider time horizon than in the past.

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  1. 1.HorstGermany

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