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On this page you will find a variety of videos that you might find useful.

Korea September 2020

There was to have been an international conference in South Korea in February 2020, but the beginnings of the pandemic caused it to be cancelled. Instead, an online conference was held in September 2020 with a wide range of international speakers. This video is of sessions 1 and 2: ‘steppingstones to Basic Income: pilots and trials’, and ‘Basic Income financing strategies’.

This next video  contains sessions 3, 4 and 5. Session 3 was about modern capitalism, modern life, and Basic Income; session 4 about Basic Income, local currency, and regional economy; and session 5 about the welfare state crisis and Basic Income.

BIEN third Basic Income Conversation is about Brazil. In this conversation, Lena Lavinas and Leandro Ferreira debate the Covid pandemic, Brazil’s response, and their relationship to the Basic Income debate.

The website ‘The case for Basic Income’ has published a video of the same name. To visit the website, go to ubi.org; and to contact the publisher, geoff.crocker@ubi.org

On the 13th July 2020 the Green European Foundation published a video, Universal Basic Income for Europe: A recipe for resilience

Can Universal Basic Income be a possible remedy to the COVID-19 crisis? Watch this video to find out! The video was produced by the Green European Foundation for the project Change of Mindset – Civil Society dialogue around UBI, Social Justice and Climate impact

On the 10th July 2020 Massive Attack published a video featuring Young Fathers (Massive Attack’s ‘younger brother’), Algiers, and Saul Williams, and featuring Guy Standing talking about Basic Income. The music is taken from the Eutopia EP and is written and produced by Robert Del Naja and Euan Dickinson.

A version of the Massive Attack video in Spanish can be found here.

On the 11th June 2020 the United Nations Development Programme held a discussion on gender equality during which Basic Income was discussed

Basic Income

A Basic Income is a periodic cash payment unconditionally delivered to all on an individual basis, without means-test or work requirement. Read more

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BIEN Congresses in 2021 and 2022

BIEN’s Executive Committee and the Scottish and Australian congress Local Organising Committees have agreed the following statement: ‘The Scottish and Australian Congress Local Organisation Committees have agreed that the current plan is to hold the 2021 BIEN congress in Scotland and the 2022 BIEN congress in Australia.’

BIEN Conversations

A series of conversations from around the world that explore the relationship between the Covid-19 pandemic and Basic Income. Read more

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