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NEW YORK: Basic Income NYC Meeting, June 22, 2015

The next meeting of Basic Income NYC will be on Monday, June 22 from 6:30-8:00pm at the following location: The National Opera Center 330 Seventh Avenue 7th Floor 29th Street & 7th Avenue, in Manhattan The meeting will take place in the Board Room that evening. The reservation is under the organizer’s name (Jude Thomas), the 7th floor reception desk

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Reihan Salam, “Unconditional basic income? You're kidding: Slate opinion”

SUMMARY: The author argues, “I think that no-strings-attached money is a dangerously bad idea and that it would do far more to undermine poverty-fighting efforts than it would to strengthen them. I also think that meddlesome caseworkers are the unsung heroes of the fight against poverty. … New York City is on the cusp of a grand experiment to increase

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New York: “A Basic Income for All?” New Left Forum, June 9, 2013

The New Left Forum include a panel session on BIG in its meeting on June 9, 2013 in New York City. The panel examined the feasibility and desirability of basic income proposals from a number of disciplinary viewpoints, including history, economics, and comparative political science. Panelists included Frances Fox Piven, Lena Lavinas, Almaz Zelleke, and Benjamin Kunkel. More information about

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