Yes, I agree (25% of 1833 opinions)

Politics & Policy (85)

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It is one of the ways of addressing massive global inequality
- Tim Berners-Lee

Immigration & Security (22)

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Either we are going to have a basic income that regulates this new society of ours, or we are going to have very substantial social conflicts that get far worse with xenophobia and refugees and migration and so forth.
- Yanis Varoufakis

Investment & Trade (18)

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There has always been someone who put trust in me and said: Mr. Werner, show us what you can do. Exactly the same way the basic income says: We grant you so that you can live humbly but with dignity, and now you can show us what you can do.
- Gotz Werner

Business & Jobs (14)

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We usually focus on employment and production. Yet, much of the world’s population has no realistic prospects of employment, and we already produce more than what is sustainable. Basic income, however, separates survival from employment or production.
- Ralph Callebert

Science & Technology (8)

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The question is not if technology is advanced enough to adopt it. The question is if UBI can advance tech. Basic income is the missing foundation upon which everything else should be built upon.
- Scott Santens

Government Budget (8)

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How can we help as many people as possible as much as possible with the resources we have?
- Dustin Moskovitz

Finance & Markets (5)

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Outside the EU, the city would continue to be free continue as before, such as trading in euro-denominated bonds, while ensuring that it is free of the threat of an FTT, as well as being free of all the other stifling European legislation.
- David Davis MP

Universities & Education (2)

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It would give individuals a safety net and a place from which to acquire new skills... (However) we might not be ready to accept the idea of paying people for "no reason." I advocate instead providing this income in exchange for their studying
- Andrew Ng

Economic Growth (2)

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Even an extremely modest universal basic income could pay huge dividends
- Eric Ries

Others (348)

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- Opsimathist

No, I disagree (75% of 1833 opinions)

Politics & Policy (58)

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I don’t in fact favour a basic income as such, what I favour is what I call a participation income
- Tony Atkinson

Business & Jobs (52)

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An exit would be very bad for British business and the economy as a whole.
- Richard Branson

Investment & Trade (51)

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It is bound to be a negative on all fronts. For those that stay, because there are fewer of them, and for those who go, because they lose the benefit of facilitation of exchange.
- Christine Lagarde

Finance & Markets (24)

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Brexit could hit the country's £2.04 trillion economy and prompt some banks to move away from London's global financial powerhouse
- Mark Carney

Economic Growth (19)

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The UK will struggle if it cuts itself off from the rest of Europe
- George Soros

Science & Technology (14)

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Brexit would be disaster for UK science
- Stephen Hawking

Immigration & Security (11)

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It could mean something like two thirds of players wouldn't be able to get visas and therefore won't be able to come - long-term it would do a lot of damage to football.
- Peter Coates

Government Budget (4)

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You want your government to think more carefully about targeting programmes that help those in need, rather than universal. That’s a trade-off given the budget constraints on the public sector
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

Universities & Education (2)

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[If] the UK decides to put down immediate and aggressive anti-immigration rules [following a Brexit] … there would likely be harsh renegotiation around Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 terms of engagement.
- Mike Galsworthy

Others (1151)

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- Tony Blair

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