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ITALY: Basic Income Network Italy members are called at the Italian Parliament

Founding members of BIN Italia attended the hearing of the Commission of Labour and Social Affairs of the Italian Parliament, on March 14, 2016.

The hearing had been requested to BIN Italy, regarding the examination of the draft 2016 Stability Law, which is about inequality, poverty, reorganization of social services and welfare system.

BIN Italia reminded the Commission of the importance of, and the reasons for, introducing a guaranteed income in Italy – one of the countries with the highest rate of risk of poverty and youth unemployment in Europe, and yet one that has not provided any universal income support scheme.

You can watch the video of the hearing here.

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In Italian:

Sandro Gobetti, “March 14th: BIN members at the Italian Parliament basic income audition [14 marzo: reddito minimo audizione in Commissione alla Camera del BIN Italia]” March 12th 2016

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  • Giovanni Rubino

    It is absolutely unacceptable that my country has not yet introduced a guaranteed minimum income as has been done in main European country, and more. Also in this last days has been certified that at least 7/8 million of people are living under the poverty line and our politicians are not interested because they do not seem ports advantages of consensus, not because one has to begin to introduce, in the interests of citizens, something in this direction. That ‘s what makes it unworthy my own country, the lack of social justice that evoked by its founders in the Constitution.

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