Arbejde, work og labour

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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  • CANADA: Liberal Party passes resolution for Basic Income 31. maj 2016
    At its national convention in Winnipeg last week, the Liberal Party of Canada — the oldest federal political party in Canada, and the country’s current majority party — passed a resolution in favor of a guaranteed basic income. This Priority Resolution states, “That the Liberal Party of Canada, in consultation with the provinces, develop a poverty reduction […]
    Kate McFarland
  • Setback for Basic Income movement in Namibia 31. maj 2016
      When Namibia’s president Hage Geingob appointed Bishop Zephania Kameeta as minister of poverty eradication and social welfare last year, the Basic Income activists saw this as a step towards the introduction of a nationwide Basic Income Grant (BIG). President Geingob was considered to be amongst the supporters of a BIG within the ruling SWAPO […]
    Albert Joerimann
  • UNITED STATES: Drawing to Give Away One-Year Basic Income 31. maj 2016
    As previously announced at Basic Income News, the San Francisco-based project My Basic Income (MBI) will be giving away a $15,000 one-year, no-strings-attached basic income to one randomly selected individual. The winner will be drawn from those who signed up for the raffle by answering one simple question (albeit, as we know, a very big question): […]
    Kate McFarland
  • Paula Dwyer, “Universal Basic Income Should be the Next Big Thing” 30. maj 2016
    “Now and then a worthy economic proposal comes along that seems as politically unattainable as it is sensible. Then, on closer inspection, you see that it’s more than a policy-wonk’s fantasy. And you wonder whether it could actually prevail. This may be happening with the concept of a universal basic income.” So says columnist Paula […]
    Kate McFarland
  • TOKYO, Japan: Artificial General Intelligence and Basic Income, 3rd June 2016 30. maj 2016
    The symposium on ‘Artificial General Intelligence and Basic Income’ will be held on 3rd May 2016, in Tokyo, Japan. The symposium is organised by the Robotic Increase Center.   The venue: Samurai Startup Island, T Building 2F 2-2-28,Higashishinagawa,Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo,1400002,JAPAN   The time: 19.00-21.00 The speakers: Kenichi Kobayashi (The Robotic Increase Center) Toru Yamamori (Doshisha university) […]
    Toru Yamamori
  • AUDIO: Guy Standing interviews on Sputnik News 29. maj 2016
    Dr. Guy Standing, co-founder and honorary co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network, was recently a featured guest on two episodes of Sputnik‘s Brave New World podcast. The first episode provides a general introduction to universal basic income, including an overview of common arguments for and against the idea. The second turns to practical issues in […]
    Kate McFarland
  • BERLIN, GERMANY: Generation Basic Income Takes the World’s Largest Poster on Tour 29. maj 2016
    The World’s largest Poster, which was first unveiled on May 14th in Geneva, Switzerland by Generation Grundeinkommen [Generation Basic Income], is now on tour. Today, on May 29th, it has come to Berlin: The Brandenburg Gate, Straße des 17. Juni, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The biggest poster in the world reads with what […]
    Karl Widerquist
  • VIDEO: Dr. James Mulvale, “Basic Income: An Idea Whose Time Has Come” 29. maj 2016
    Dr. James Mulvale, Dean and Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Manitoba, believes that basic income is an idea whose time has come — as he articulates in a TEDx talk held at the University of Manitoba in April 2016. The abstract for the talk summarizes, “By providing an economic floor for […]
    Kate McFarland
  • UNITED KINGDOM: Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee on benefits of UBI 28. maj 2016
    Computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee — best known for his founding of the World Wide Web in 1989 — was awarded this year’s Charleston-EFG John Maynard Keynes Prize for “exceptional and inter-disciplinary talents in the spirit of John Maynard Keynes’ work, life and legacy.” Partially in recognition of this achievement, Berners-Lee was interviewed by The Economist in […]
    Kate McFarland
  • VIDEO: Google hangout event with BI researcher Jurgen De Wispelaere 28. maj 2016
    On May 8, 2016, activist, artist, and analyst Marlen Vargas Del Razo hosted a Google/YouTube hangout event with leading basic income researcher Jurgen De Wispelaere, a Visiting Research Fellow at Finland’s University of Tampere, founding co-editor of the journal Basic Income Studies, and member of BIEN’s Executive Committee. De Wispelaere is presently involved with the design of […]
    Kate McFarland