Category Archives: Events

United States: Report from the 2nd San Francisco Basic Income Create-a-thon

Organized by the Universal Income Project, the goal of the Create-a-thon is to spread awareness and raise support for the idea of basic income. Forty people attended the weekend-long event in March, including filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs, technologists, songwriters, and activists.   The weekend kicked off with speakers from the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, the Insight Center,

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ITALY: 1000 squares for the “income of dignity”

Naples. Credit to: Numeri Pari Many associations, collectives, social movements, students and activists have joined the “Rete dei Numeri Pari” (Even Numbers Network – to which BIN Italia (Italian Basic Income Network) is also a part of), promoting a social campaign for the “income of dignity”. There will be 1000 squares across the country hosting public initiatives, debates and meetings

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WORLD/PORTUGAL: Schedule and registration for 17th BIEN Congress now available

Terreiro do Paço, Lisboa. Credit to: Like3ZA.   The 17th Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) Congress, happening in Lisbon from September 25-27th, has now a posted schedule and a registration link. There will be plenary and parallel sessions each day, with a total of 45 sessions over the course of the Congress. Parallel sessions will last for two hours each,

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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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PORTUGAL: Basic income event attracts politicians and social sciences experts

Vito Laterza and Jurgen de Wispelaere. Credit to: O Observador.   An event focused on the discussion about social policy in Portugal, and particularly about basic income (in Portugal mostly called unconditional basic income), took place at the Lisbon School of Law (University of Lisbon) on the past day 15th of May 2017.   The first part of the event

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