Tag Archives: Portugal

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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VIDEO: Portuguese talk show dedicates 30 minutes to Basic Income

In this 30 minutes talk show, Júlia Pinheiro, a well-known TV host in Portugal, interviews António Fernandes, Basic Income activist at RBI Portugal, and António Dores, sociologist. Economist Florbela Oliveira takes on the skeptic’s role in the conversation, which entirely surrounds basic income, including its definition and implications. After António Fernandes presents basic income as a concept, Florbela questions its

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Paulo Vieira de Castro, “A Era da empatia económica: o Rendimento Básico Incondicional [The time of economic empathy: Basic Income]”

Paulo Vieira de Castro, after establishing a short but stinging critique to today’s society ruled by financial interests, presents Basic Income as a solution, which can propel society into an era of economic empathy. He concludes by saying that Basic Income shall be implemented because it’s a good idea, as in logical and warmhearted, and that it will serve as

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PORTUGAL: Basic income conference in Portugal paves the way for a wide public discussion

Last week, an important conference was held in Lisbon focused on basic income (BI) and its implications. Although similar initiatives have occurred in Portugal in the past, this was the first conference of its scale; it brought together national and international speakers, received a large amount of media attention and was organized by multiple partnering organizations: Grupo de Estudos Políticos,

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André Julião: Two articles based on a single interview to Basic Income activists in Portugal

In the two articles below, André Julião writes a thorough summary of the Basic Income (BI) on the international scene as well as in Portugal. Based on an interview with Roberto Merrill, André Coelho, Ana Cristina Cunha and Pedro Teixeira, Julião unravels BI’s historical record, from Thomas More to Phillipe Van Parijs, and briefly reviews the evolution of Portuguese social

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PORTUGAL: Basic Income Conference in Portugal

In two weeks time, on the 15th and 16th of February, a major Conference about Basic Income will be held in Lisbon, Portugal. This is the first event of its kind in Portuguese territory, with this magnitude, organized by Grupo de Estudos Políticos, the political party PAN (Pessoas, Animais e Natureza), Movimento Rendimento Básico Incondicional – Portugal, Grupo de Teoria

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