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Af Michael Husen. Da den engelske professor Guy Standing gæstede dagbladet Information ved et debatmøde i februar 2016 talte han for, at arbejderbevægelsen og de […]

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  • UNITED STATES: Median Discussion of Basic Income Continues to Increase 3. maj 2016
    Discussion of Basic Income the U.S. media continues to increase. Just in the past two weeks several publications have addressed the issue, many of the major media outlets, and most of them have addressed it in a positive way. Bloomberg View includes the headline, “A Basic Income Should Be the Next Big Thing.” Gawker calls […]
    Karl Widerquist
  • GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Unfurling of the world’s biggest poster reading, “What Would You Do if Your Income Were Taken Care of?” May 14, 2016 3. maj 2016
    Grundeinkommen has announced that it will unfurl the word’s largest poster with the biggest question in the world on the huge Plainpalais Promenade in Geneva, on May 14th, 2016. The question will ask: “What Would You Do if Your Income Were Taken Care of?” The margins of the poster will contain The Biggest Question in […]
    Karl Widerquist
  • Philippe van Parijs, “Basic Income And Social Democracy” 3. maj 2016
    In a recent article for Social Europe, Philippe van Parijs — philosopher, social scientist, and co-founder of the Basic Income Earth Network — urges social democrats to (re-)introduce the basic income as part of their agenda. Along the way, he addresses several popular misunderstandings that have tended to make those on the left wary of the […]
    Kate McFarland
  • UNITED STATES: My Basic Income to Hold First Drawing 2. maj 2016
    Earlier this year, Basic Income News reported on the activities of the San Francisco-based My Basic Income team, which successfully crowdfunded a $15,000 no-strings-attached basic income to be awarded to one lucky individual in a raffle. My Basic Income has now announced that the drawing will take place on May 31, 2016. The group has prepared the following press release to […]
    Kate McFarland
  • HUNGARY: Degrowth Conference Will Discuss Basic Income 2. maj 2016
    BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Degrowth Conference Will Discuss Basic Income, Aug. 30-Sep. 3, 2016 Between 30 August and 3 September 2016, Budapest will host two parallel, yet complementary events. The 5th International Degrowth Conference will foster discussion between scholars, researchers, civil society and practitioners about their degrowth-related research and activities. Simultaneously, across Budapest, Degrowth Week will bring […]
    Karl Widerquist
  • CANADA: Mayor and other elected officials support basic income at a Halifax conference 1. maj 2016
      On April 9, 2016, the Basic Income Nova Scotia group held a conference titled “Basic Income Guarantee: The Time is Right” at the Halifax Central Library to discuss Basic Income in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The conference attracted many individuals from the east coast of Canada, and beyond. In attendance at the conference was the […]
    Jenna van Draanen
  • Jobs in ‘security’ are about to end 1. maj 2016
      Jobs in security are on the verge of obsolescence. Security jobs usually refer to night watchers, guards, soldiers, intelligence officers, police officers and so on. Armies, police, security companies and related industries employ millions of people worldwide, wielding vast amounts of power and influence on society and the natural world. However, and in spite […]
    Andre Coelho
  • Registration is now open: BIEN Congress 2016 in Seoul 1. maj 2016
    The organizing committee of the BIEN Congress 2016 is happy to announce that the registration for the Congress is open now! The 16th BIEN congress will be held for 7-9 July in Seoul, South Korea. The congress travelled to Cape Town, South Africa in 2006, its first time outside Europe, then to São Paulo, Brazil in […]
    Toru Yamamori
  • UNITED STATES: The Influential Number-Crunching Website 538.com Reports on Basic Income 30. april 2016
    The highly popular U.S. website, 538.com, known for accurate poll-based predictions of political campaigns and number-crunching analysis, has starting reporting on basic income. This article knowledgeably summarizes some of the history and some of the recent research on it and movement for it. Andrew Flowers, “What Would Happen If We Just Gave People Money?” 538.com, […]
    Karl Widerquist
  • SWITZERLAND: Yanis Varoufakis encourages the Swiss to vote ‘yes’ for the UBI referendum 30. april 2016
    Yanis Varoufakis, the former Greece finance minister, encourages the Swiss people to vote ‘yes’ for universal basic income (UBI) at the national referendum scheduled on 5th June. In the video interview with the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, the Greek economist argues that the future picture of technological progress could be either the Star Trek version, in which […]
    Toru Yamamori