Scott Santens

Writer and basic income advocate

Scott Santens has a crowdfunded monthly basic income and has been a moderator of the Basic Income community on Reddit since 2013. As a writer and blogger, his pieces advocating basic income have appeared in The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe, TechCrunch, Vox, the World Economic Forum, and Politico. As a public speaker, he has presented at the first World Summit on Technological Unemployment and has participated as a panelist at conferences about the future of work across the U.S. He is on the board of directors of USBIG, Inc., a founding member of the Economic Security Project, an advisor to the Universal Income Project, a founding committee member of Basic Income Action, and founder of the BIG Patreon Creator Pledge. He holds a B.S. in psychology and his home is in New Orleans, Louisiana.