Author Archives: Sandro Gobetti

Precarious Generation, a research in three European countries

A new research carried out for the European project PIE* News Commonfare, which involved three European countries (Croatia, Italy and Holland), has just been released. In this research, several questions have been asked. How has the precarious workers lives have changed? Between unhappiness and potentiality, between fragility and autonomy, between self-exploitation and freedom? How did it turn out to be,

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Italy: Guy Standing talk of Basic Income at the International Journalism Festival

Universal basic income. A radical rethinking of work, well-being and freedom. This is the title of the meeting that took place within the Festival of Journalism held in Perugia on April 13th, 2018. From 2 pm at the Teatro della Sapienza, Alessandro Gilioli de L’Espresso magazine interviewed Guy Standing from BIEN (Basic Income Earth Network). As an introduction to the

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Italy: I Love Dignity and Guaranteed Income

  The Network Rete dei Numeri Pari organized the event called “I love dignity. Guaranteed minimum income. What it is and how to build an instrument against inequality, mafia and poverty” in the past 14th and 15th of February, 2018. Among many speakers, Sandro Gobetti, Giuseppe Allegri and Giuseppe Bronzini, from  Basic Income Network Italia, shared their thoughts with the audience. Below can be

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New book: Beyond the Income for Inclusion, for a guaranteed Income as a Basic Right.

The Basic Income Network Italy has published a new Quaderno per il Reddito (Income Notebook) N°8 – February 2018. The title of this new publication is “Beyond the Income for Inclusion, for a guaranteed income as a basic right” and hosts, in 144 pages, twelve italian authors. The book analyzes the new measure introduced in Italy called “Reddito di inclusione

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New Book: Basic income, the whole world talks about it. Experiences, proposals and experiments.

Basic income, the whole world talks about it. Experiences, proposals and experiments this is the title of a new book by Sandro Gobetti and Luca Santini, with a preface by Andrea Fumagalli, published by GoWare Edizioni (March 2018). Description At the dawn of a new great transformation with the advent of the technological revolution, robotics and artificial intelligence, and in

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Italy: Basic Income, a proposal for the 21st century

Meeting of the Basic Income Network, in Italy   On Friday, 10 November 2017, the Italian Basic Income Network – Italy (BIN Italia) organizes a day-to-day discussion forum about basic income, which will feature, among others, the participation of the philosopher and economist Philippe Van Parijs. Basic income is a universal and unconditional monetary transfer to all people. It is

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Italy, Rome: 15 June Guaranteed income and technological innovation

On the 15th of June, 2017, there will be a presentation and debate of the new publication of the Italian Basic Income Network (BIN Italia) “Guaranteed income and technological innovation”, published with Asterios Editore. The initiative will be held on Thursday, the 15th of June, from 7 pm to 9 pm at Millepiani Via Nicolò Odero 13, in Rome. Speakers:

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S. Gobetti, L. Santini: The Crisis of Labour, Widespread Precarity and Basic Income

Article by Luca Santini and Sandro Gobetti (BIN Italia), published on Cadmus journal Vol. 2 Issue 6 may 2016. Abstract A feeling of uncertainty about the future as well as the perception that the past classical securities are gone are widely spread among people. Criticism or disaffection affects the majority of the traditional political forces of the European continent. It is not possible to talk about

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BIN Italia: free online ebook QR3 [Notebooks on Basic Income]

Bin Italia, the italian basic income network has released a new editorial production. It’s available online for free: QR3 – Income for Notebooks. “It takes a guaranteed basic income!” This publication nº3 (April 2016) features 24 authors and 150 pages. It offers different perspectives thanks to the variety of articles by several italian authors.  As reported from the back cover: “The discourse on guaranteed basic income in Italy requires

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