Tag Archives: Portugal

PORTUGAL: Future of work and basic income is discussed in national TV, for the first time

RTP3: Fronteiras XXI (debate panelists)   On the past Thursday, 15th of March 2017, basic income was discussed for the first time on a prime-time television program in Portugal, through the recently created channel RTP3.   The program, which ran for 1hr 30 min, was framed as a group interview and debate, moderated by journalist Carlos Daniel. The program included

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Dinheiro gratis (Free money): podcast with André Coelho in Rádio Renascença (Portugal)

On February 6th Paulo Pinto published a podcast on basic income for the Portuguese radio station Rádio Renascença. Motivated by the recent growth in interest for what is often considered the “radical project” of basic income in Finland, Paulo Pinto condenses all the available information about basic income and shortly interviews André Coelho, Basic Income News’s lead-editor and activist.  

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PORTUGAL: XVIII Autumn Conference in the University of Minho

Dedicating its XVIII Autumn Conference to Thomas Morus’s 500 year anniversary of his work Utopia, the Political Science group from the University of Minho (through its center of humanistic studies) has organized an event to be held in the 17th and 18th of November.   This Conference, titled “A utopia de um rendimento básico incondicional” (“The utopia of a universal

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An Interview with André Coelho

What made you become an activist for basic income, and devote so much time to it? A revolution is taking place here and now, and each person has a choice: to be an active part in that revolution (to work for it to succeed), to be a passive part in it (to let it happen, if it must), or to

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PORTUGAL: Meeting with civil associations focused on Basic Income

Jorge Silva, from PAN, at the event   On the 16th of April 2016, ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa hosted an event called “de’Bater de Frente – RBI e Sociedade Civil” (Discussing face-to-face – Basic Income and Civil Society), which joined together activists from RBI Portugal (a BIEN Associate) and several civil society associations, as well as representatives from

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