Tag Archives: Italy

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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Italy: Online BIN Report 21 italian e-news magazine for basic income

BIN Report n°21 is the e-magazine with news from Italy and the world on guaranteed basic income. This n°21 collects news, events, information and articles from November 2015 to April 2016. The BIN Report is delivered by the Basic Income Network Italy. This number has been published thanks to the collaboration of: Giuseppe Bronzini, Giuseppe Allegri, Andrea Fumagalli, Luca Santini, Rachel

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ISEO, Italy: Iseo Summer School 2016 (13th edition) “Looking forward: new challenges and opportunities for the World Economy”, June 11-18, 2016.

This event is a one-week course targeted at graduate students, with five high profile lecturers, several of whom support basic income and several of whom are Nobel laureates. Brief bios of the esteemed speakers obtained from their Wikipedia pages are below.   Angus Stewart Deaton, a Fellow of the British Academy, is a British-American economist. In 2015, he was awarded

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ITALY: Conference against poverty and for guaranteed income, held in Milan

A conference has been held in Milan to exchange ideas on policies to combat poverty, such as the introduction in Italy of a minimum and guaranteed income. It took place on Wednesday, March 2nd at Degrees Hall on the Via Conservatorio.   Through the first part of the conference, which consisted of talks on the topic, and a final round table, researchers,

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ITALY: Rome, March 23 “A guaranteed income we need!”

A debate about the details of a basic income policy took place on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016, at the Sparwasser in via del Pigneto 215 in Rome. The debate was titled: “A guaranteed income we need! From social campaigns to the proposed law for the minimum guaranteed income: models of society or governance of poverty?” The following speakers contributed to

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Scholars urge Italy to adopt Guaranteed Minimum Income

Italy needs to introduce a Guaranteed Minimum Income as soon as possible, following the example of other European countries. This is the central message of the letter published below, addressed to the Italian government and signed by sixty economists and scholars from Italy, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Finland, Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands, Greece, Spain and United States, among others. The letter was published on February

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ITALY: Claudio Del Frate, “Welcome to the South: in Basilicata, with oil “minimum income” guaranteed” [Benvenuti al Sud: in Basilicata, con il petrolio “reddito minimo” garantito]

The Basilicata Region has decided to invest royalties of its oil to pay a basic income allowance to about 8,000 families without incomes, safety and dignity; mostly those who are unemployed. The drilling and the revenues from it are environmentally controversial, but regardless, Basilicata will pay 95% out of claims by the insurance companies that extract the oil. The payments are

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Italy – Cities’s décisions and votes in favour of Dignity and Minimum Income actions

Language : Italian Italy : Minimum Income and Dignity Income. On his website, LIBERA « Associazioni, nomi è numeri contro le mafie » presents a list of cities whose assemblies have voted délibérations wich support campaigns for the « Reddito Minimo » (Minimum Income) and « Reddito di Dignita » (Dignity Income ). Several other initiatives are also reported. The Libera website gives access to the full deliberations and decisions texts voted

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