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AUSTRIA: Basic income campaign “Generation Grundeinkommen” launches (Jan 19)

Austrian activist Helmo Pape has founded the initiative Generation Grundeinkommen (“Generation Basic Income”) to campaign for a basic income in Austria. The initiative will be launched at an event in Vienna on January 19, 2017.

 

Featured speakers include:

• Film director Christian Tod, writer and director of the basic income documentary Free Lunch Society.

Enno Schmidt, co-director of an earlier influential basic income documentary (Grundeinkommen – ein Kulturimpuls) and co-initiator of the Swiss referendum campaign.

Götz Werner, founder of the drugstore chain dm-drogerie markt and author of the influential book 1000€ für Jeden Freiheit Gleichheit Grundeinkommen, which makes the case for a basic income of 1000€ per month in Germany.

 

For more information about the Generation Grundeinkommen founding, see fuereinander.jetzt (German).


Reviewed by Danny Pearlberg 

Photo: Vienna roofs, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 J. A. Alcaide

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