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STRATHCLYDE, SCOTLAND: Guy Standing on Basic Income and the Needs of Children (Nov 23)

On November 23, BIEN co-founder and honorary co-president Professor Guy Standing (SOAS, University of London) will deliver the 14th annual Kilbrandon Lecture in Strathclyde, Scotland. Then, on November 24, Standing will deliver a lecture on his new book, The Corruption of Capitalism, at the University of Strathclyde.

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SCOTLAND: Guy Standing to deliver Angus Millar Lecture for RSA

Tuesday, May 17, 2016, Professor Guy Standing will deliver the RSA Scotland’s prestigious Angus Millar Lecture. In the lecture, “Professor Standing will explore the concept of Basic Income, particularly in relation to Scotland, which has gone from being a fringe political concept to one being discussed and piloted around the world.” Guy Standing is a Professor of Development Studies at

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Pat Kane, “Is the ‘Glasgow Effect’ within control of those with no power in their lives?”

Kane’s article focuses on Ellie Harrison’s project in Glasgow where she has received £15,000 from Creative Scotland to fund a year-long exploration of an artist’s livelihood in one city. While many have critiqued Harrison’s project as a waste of money, Kane believes it is setting the tone for future discussions about similar basic incomes for all citizens, not just Harrison.

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