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Fiona Ranford, “Care work is a 24 hour a day job, Mr Balls, and should be paid as such.”

SUMMARY: According to this article, UK government proposal to 25 hours a week free childcare is to be welcomed. But it fails to get to the core of a sexist economy which relies on care work being done for free 24 hours a day. The author, Fiona Ranford, makes the feminist case for a Basic Income. Fiona Ranford is a

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BERLIN, Germany: “Workshop Grundeinkommen auf der Aktionskonferenz Care Revolution [Basic Income Workshop on the Action Conference Care Revolution]”, March 15 2014

[Michael Millar] Event: “Workshop Grundeinkommen auf der Aktionskonferenz Care Revolution [Basic Income Workshop on the Action Conference Care Revolution]” Place: Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung in Franz-Mehring-Platz 1, Berlin Time: 1400 – 1600, March 15 2014 Language: German For more information, go to: http://care-revolution.site36.net/

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Italy: Basic Income Network Italy releases new book “Guaranteed income and technological innovation, between algorithms and robotics”

  Basic Income Network – Italy has just released a new book: “Guaranteed income and technological innovation, between algorithms and robotics“, which will be available in bookstores on the 22nd of June, 2017. In addition, the book is available online through publisher Asterios Editore.   The book opens up a global topic of interest: the links between the fourth industrial

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The Greater Happiness for the More Workers: Basic Income vs Job Guarantee Pt 2

We have reason to support a universal basic income over a job guarantee even if we grant that most people would be happier when employed than when not. Two points are key: a UBI does not prevent individuals from working; a UBI, but not a JG, would benefit the minority of individuals who do fare better outside of traditional employment.

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AUDIO: New Work Order podcast featuring Scott Santens

The London-based New Work Order is a group for self-directed individuals building careers outside of the mainstream. In its own words, NWO is “a close-knit network of ambitious and proactive people who are building careers on our own terms.” The NWO founders describe their journey as follows: Our journey took us from Switzerland to London, where we met with hundreds of ambitious

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