What about Universal Basic Income (UBI) or Universal Basic Services (UBS)?

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In a Participatory Economy there is fair income from work as well as income for those in need, and full employment is provided through democratic planning. This would reduce the need for a Universal Basic Income (UBI). However, whether some form of UBI is chosen is a democratic choice.

Universal Basic Services (UBS) are to do with national collective consumption. UBS could be more prominent within a participatory society as preferences for collective consumption are more easily captured through federations of consumers’ councils. For example, citizens may choose to extend universal basic services beyond only things like healthcare and education to also include transport, digital broadband and any other services they wish.

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