User:Waldyrious/Basic income

Most of the content that had been collected here is now included in Basic income.

Below are some notes what still needs to be done:

Collections of quotes to import


For improved sourcing (e.g. page numbers on books) try the full text search on's Open Library:

Individual quotes to add


For more, see the people listed at w:Template:Basic income, w:Category:Basic income activists and w:Wikipedia:WikiProject Basic Income/Outline#People.

See also, from a paper by João Vasco Gama: In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries several writers and thinkers such as Thomas Paine (1945), Thomas Spence, Allen Davenport, Charles Fourier, Joseph Charlier, E. Mabel, Dennis Milner, Bertram Pickard, C. Marshall Hattersley, G.D.H. Cole and Juliet Rhys-Williams wrote in defence of UBI (as cited in Cunliffe and Erreygers, 2004).

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  • Missing letters in the index (for last names): A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, U, V, W, X, Y, Z
    • Check the "Collections of quotes to import" section above for the missing letters.
    • In particular, look for quotes by Douglas, Dahms or Duchâtelet
  • Missing periods:
    • centuries: 1500s, 1600s, 1700s, 1800s
    • decades: 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s,1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
    • years:
      • 2000s: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
      • 2010s: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
      • 2020s: 2020