MANCHESTER, UK: “Universal Basic Income: the centrepiece of a just society”
On Monday, January 30, BIEN Co-Chair Karl Widerquist will deliver a public lecture on “Basic Income: the centrepiece of a just society” at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).
The event is hosted by Steady State Manchester — a community group dedicated to exploring the limitations of economic growth with a view towards an alternative “viable economics” — as well as the Research Center for Social Change and Community Wellbeing at MMU.
Details about Widerquist’s lecture, including registration information, are available on EventBrite. The event is free and open on the public.
The Social Change and Community Wellbeing research group is currently preparing a report on the psychological impact of a universal basic income. This report will be launched on February 18, 2017, at the Fair Living Festival at MMU. Information about this latter event will also be available on EventBrite.
Reviewed by Dave Clegg.
Manchester Ship Canal photo CC BY-SA 2.0 David Dixon.