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GOA, INDIA: Goenchi Mati Movement gains political support

In the run-up to the Goa Assembly Elections that took place on 4 February, the Goenchi Mati Movement (GMM), which advocates for mining reform to fund a citizen’s dividend, gained the support of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Goa Su-Raj Party (GSRP). Its work was also endorsed by British MP John McDonnell on a recent visit.   As

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NEW ZEALAND: Labour Party considers Universal Basic Income

Andrew Little at WelTec. Credit to: Stuff.co.nz.   Following the lead of countries like Finland, Netherlands and Canada, New Zealand is now making its first steps towards a basic income. In a recent Stuff news article, Andrew Little, leader of the Labour Party, the second largest party in the New Zealand’s parliament, says Labour is considering a basic income. This

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Richard Murphy and Howard Reed, ‘Financing the Social State: Towards a full employment economy’

Richard Murphy and Howard Reed, ‘Financing the Social State: Towards a full employment economy‘ (pdf), the Centre for Labour and Social Studies, 2013.   Murphy and Reed recommend the implementation of an unconditional basic income in the U.K., in this policy paper. Murphy has been one of economic advisers for Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Labour Party.

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United Kingdom: Opposition’s Economic Adviser Argues for UBI

Richard Murphy argues for an universal basic income when he analyzes the government’s tax credit cut, in the article published at the Tax Research UK homepage on 29th October 2015.   Murphy has been in favour of an universal basic income. he is also one of economic advisers for Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Labour party. The related news in the

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