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STRATHCLYDE, SCOTLAND: Guy Standing on Basic Income and the Needs of Children (Nov 23)

On November 23, BIEN co-founder and honorary co-president Professor Guy Standing (SOAS, University of London) will deliver the 14th annual Kilbrandon Lecture in Strathclyde, Scotland. Then, on November 24, Standing will deliver a lecture on his new book, The Corruption of Capitalism, at the University of Strathclyde.

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AUDIO: Guy Standing interviews on Sputnik News

Dr. Guy Standing, co-founder and honorary co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network, was recently a featured guest on two episodes of Sputnik‘s Brave New World podcast. The first episode provides a general introduction to universal basic income, including an overview of common arguments for and against the idea. The second turns to practical issues in testing and implementing a basic income,

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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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