Press Release: For a Universal Basic Income Grant Now (#UBIGNOW): Launch of Transformative Policy Proposals

Today the Climate Justice Charter Movement and allies have released a package of documents, prepared by leading heterodox economists and political economists regarding the importance of a universal basic income grant/guarantee/dividend for South Africa. This comes out of intensive campaigning in 2020 for a #UBIGNOW, including the handover of our Climate Justice Charter to parliament which calls for universal basic income grant as a crucial policy tool for the deep just transition. The UBIG is not just about technocratic social policy but about a crucial democratic systemic reform that aims for transformative change as a part of a larger strategy towards a more just and egalitarian society. Read more