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BIEN 2021 Congress: Call for papers

The local organising committee for the 2021 Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) Congress in Glasgow are very excited to announce our call for papers for this virtual, online event.We are inviting you to submit papers and pitches for talks, workshops and other activities...

NAMIBIA: Wilfred Diergaardt Dies

Wilfred Diergaardt, a long-time leader of the Basic Income movement in Namibia, died of Covid-19 earlier this month. One December 22, Claudia and Dirk Haarmann, sent the following announcement of Dieragaardt's death: It is with a very sad heart that we have to share...

Pope Francis advocates basic income in new book

Pope Francis has advocated basic income in his new book, Let us Dream: The path to a better future, Simon and Schuster, 2020. Pope Francis wrote this:"Recognizing the value to society of the work of nonearners is a vital part of our rethinking in the post-Covid world....

BIEN Congress 2021

BIEN’s next annual congress will take place from the 18th to the 21st August 2021. This will be a virtual congress, organised from Glasgow. To see the call for papers click here.

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