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“A Brief History of the Idea That Everyone Should Get Free Cash for Life” (Mother Jones)

(Credit to: The American Prospect) Delphine d’Amora from Mother Jones has offered a brief history of the idea of basic income, tracking its development from the 18th century to its current resurgence with prominent modern advocates, such as Belgian philosophy professor Philippe van Parijs, and various basic income experiments ongoing in a number of countries. “After decades of obscurity, the

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EUROPE: UBI-Europe now crowdfunding its activities

Unconditional Basic Income Europe (UBIE), a regional affiliate of BIEN, has begun to raise funds through the crowdfunding platform Open Collective. UBIE works to secure the implementation of unconditional basic income across Europe. The organization formed in 2014 after the European Citizens Initiative (ECI) for Basic Income had, in the previous year, brought together people from 25 countries and collected

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OXFORD, UK: 1516-2016: A very short historical introduction to Basic Income, June 2, 2015, 5pm

A free talk will be given by Philippe Van Parijs of the University of Louvain at Oxford University at the date and time below. The talk is organised by the Department of Social Policy and Intervention. “1516-2016: A very short historical introduction to Basic Income”, Oxford, UK, June 2, 2015, 5pm For more information, go to: http://interestingtalks.in/Oxford/event/1516-2016-short-historical-introduction-basic-income/

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