The arguments for an universal basic income have emerged from a rising disillusionment in classic economics and expectations of more security.
The country's new scheme could make it an extremely popular destination.
Scotland is the latest place to look at piloting the concept.
The claim: Robotics will lead to mass unemployment. The reality: Productivity will grow, but not idle or leisure time.
Basic income is a decades-old idea that will help us
harness technology and get a good work-life balance.
Providing citizens with a basic income has shown signs of success in lifting people out of poverty, but more importantly the idea is transforming the way we think about inequality.