Tag Archives: Guy Standing

VIDEO: Standing and Widerquist speak about basic income on HuffPost Live

On December 8, Huffington Post Live hosted a debate on basic income following the coverage by mainstream news of the Finnish basic income experiment. There were three guest speakers: Guy Standing, economist, professor of development studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (London), and BIEN’s Honorary President; Karl Widerquist, political philosopher and economist, associate professor at Georgetown University

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Interview with Guy Standing: “Most unions have failed to respond to the needs and aspirations of the precariat”

Guy Standing, renowned economist, noted author and honorary president of BIEN, was recently interviewed by the Equal Times, a global media platform that focuses on work and social justice. Guy Standing makes a forceful case for basic income that takes into account the current global conditions of the labor market and the economy. He draws on his vast wealth of

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Giuliano Battiston, “Guy Standing: “Il reddito di cittadinanza per vincere la sfida contro il precariato” [Guy Standing: “Citizen’s Income to overcome the challenge facing the Precariat”]”

Language: Italian Giuliano Battiston, “Guy Standing: ‘Il reddito di cittadinanza per vincere la sfida contro il precariato’ [Guy Standing: ‘Citizen’s Income to overcome the challenge facing the Precariat’]“, La Repubblica, 28 April 2015

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Toru Yamamori, “Why Basic Income Now? Limitations of the Japanese Welfare State”

Yahoo Japan, a Japanese online news site features Basic Income. In the first article written by Toru Yamamori, he explains failure of the Japanese Social Security systems. The article also contains information on Guy Standing talk on Basic Income at the International Sociology Association in Yokohama. Toru Yamamori, “Why Basic Income Now? Limitations of the Japanese Welfare State,” Yahoo Japan

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Discussion of a Possible Basic Income Pilot Project in the Netherlands

Guy Standing, honorary co-President of BIEN, visited Groningen, Netherlands in the last week of January 2015 to discussing with locals the possibility of launching a pilot basic income scheme around there. He does not know yet whether the project will happen, but he says, the group seems very grounded, and the man on the council in charge of social policy

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