A Reminder That Representative Democracy is About Representing the Majority

September 2021

From Reagan, to Bush, to the Contract with America, to George W. Bush, to Trump, the child tax credit is a Republican creation that the GOP should…
Thoughts about basic income, surviving disasters, and the future we must escape from

August 2021

Your freedom to do what you want ends at the freedoms of others to not be killed.

July 2021

Making Our New Guaranteed Income for Kids Permanent is a Real Path to Universal Basic Income (UBI)

March 2021

We can increase incomes, reduce taxes, accelerate automation, and grow the economy.

February 2021

Care work is work. We need to recognize it and support it with monthly income.

January 2021

Biden is in and Trump is out, but it's nowhere near the end of our problems as a democracy in dire need of systemic reforms and more widely shared…

October 2020

Questioning the strategy of non-universal cash grant pilot experiments
(Because Trump needs to go, because we need campaign finance reform, and because of the potential for fully refundable tax credits and monthly stimulus…
Inhumanity reigns so long as we don’t trust each other with the power to choose the directions of our own lives, free of economic coercion

May 2020

Welcome to Foreword to Civilization by me, Scott Santens. Writer and Unconditional Basic Income (UBI) advocate with a crowdfunded basic income; Board of…