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PORTUGAL: Conversation on Ethics of Basic Income, July 16

Two basic income researchers — Borja Barragué (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid) and BIEN Co-Chair Karl Widerquist (Georgetown University – Qatar) — will discuss ethical arguments both for and against basic income at the Casa de Mateus in Vila Real, Portugal on Saturday, July 16.

This discussion is part of a series of events, coordinated by Roberto Merrill (University of Minho), on various contemporary topics in applied ethics. Future themes include animal ethics, war, and whistleblowing, among others.

Merrill will be moderating Barragué and Widerquist’s conversation. The event will conducted be in English, with translation support in Portuguese.

Furthermore, according to the event description, participants will be treated to a taste of a 2015 Rosé from the Lavradores de Feitoria winery.

For more information, see the event’s webpage and Facebook event page.

Image: Casa de Mateus CC Joaomartinho63

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