Tag Archives: Women

VIDEO: 10 Caregiver Reasons for a Basic Income

    For more than 20 years, Karen Patrick has been a full-time caregiver for an adult daughter with multiple disabilities. When she learned about the idea of a basic income guarantee, Karen saw immediately that it would greatly improve the situations of herself and other family caregivers. Karen moderates a Facebook group Caregivers for a Basic Income and, at the request of

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Thinking about Basic Income on International Women’s Day

By Liane Gale and Ann Withorn for the Basic Income Woman Action Group (BIWAG) Since 1909, International Women’s Day has been a day for recognizing women’s economic, political and social achievements.  Yet over the past century, March 8 Women’s Day celebrations have revealed tensions between feminists, socialists and anarchists about the meaning of women’s roles in society. Feminists saw full

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Yvonne Roberts, “Why Women Need a Stronger Voice in Politics”

Yvonne Roberts argues that ‘the unthinkable’ would not become ‘the eminently reasonable’ unless ‘female electoral disengagement’ would stop. She includes BIG along with free universal childcare, and so on, in her list of ‘the unthinkable’. Yvonne Roberts, “Why Women Need a Stronger Voice in Politics”, the Guardian, 5 April.

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