Overview (details below) June 15-18, 2017: New York, NY June 20-21: Brussels, Belgium June 27-29: Sheffield, United Kingdom July 5-7: Stockholm, Sweden July 9: Oslo, Norway July 11: Haugesund, Norway July 27-29: St. Louis, Missouri/O’Fallon, Illinois August 15: Canberra, Australia August 16: Sydney, Australia August 17-18: Melbourne, Australia August 31-September 1: Reykjavik, Iceland September 25-27: Lisbon, Portugal October 12-14 (tentative):
For me, a job-unconditional basic income guarantee was simply a part of the life to which I grew accustomed as a young adult. In this piece, I describe how this experience has influenced my hopes and expectations concerning the effects of basic income as a policy. Entering college as a scholarship student, I moved directly into a life
I call for accompanying a UBI with reforms in the domain of public interest services. The analysis will help one to imagine how the work experience could be transformed to contribute to happiness in a UBI society.
An economic study of Iran’s Basic Income, which was implemented to make it easier to phase out expensive (and ecologically destructive) fuel subsidies, shows that there have been no negative effects on employment.
In the process of cowriting a book about the upcoming Unconditional Basic Income Trials, I’ve been trying to come up with a list of the claims that tend appear in the debate. Below are two lists: first a list of supporters’ claims and then one of opponents’ claims. I gave each claim a name to make it easier to talk