ITALY: Activist Movement for basic income
The Basic Income Network of Italy (BIN Italia) reports on recent struggles for a minimum guaranteed income in Italy. According to BIN Italia, the local government of the Lazio Region (which includes Rome) recently approved a law for an income guarantee for the unemployed and precarious. Funding for the new program has been inadequate, and there were demonstrations in Rome during November and December in favour of the measure.
For more information, go to: http://www.bin-italia.org/informa.php?ID_NEWS=252. This website can translate the text into more than a dozen languages.