March for Universal Basic Income in at least 40 cities worldwide, Saturday 19 Sep. 2020, from the upper left of a world map:
Edmonton, Canada
Kawartha Lakes, ONT
Seattle, USA
Los Angeles
Los Vegas
Salt Lake City
Des Moines
Kansas City
New Orleans
Parkersburg, WV
Washington, DC
Woodstock, NY
New York, NY
Montpelier, VT
Bogotá, Colombia
Akureyri, Iceland
London, UK
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Haugesund, Norway
Norderstedt, Germany
Stockholm, Sweden
Helsinki, Finland
İstanbul, Turkey

If there’s no UBI march near you, please start one. A march of one person is better than a march of zero. Let’s get some more pictures on the map.

You can find more info about the march at this link.

I’ll be at the march in New Orleans, Louisiana. Meet me there.
-Karl Widerquist, on my front porch in New Orleans, 11 September 2020

About Karl Widerquist

Karl Widerquist has written 989 articles.

Karl Widerquist is a Professor of political philosophy at Georgetown University-Qatar, specializing in distributive justice—the ethics of who has what. Much of his work involves Universal Basic Income (UBI). He is a co-founder of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network (USBIG). He served as co-chair of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) for 7 years, and a member of the BIEN EC for 14 years. He was the Editor of the USBIG NewsFlash for 15 years and of the BIEN NewsFlash for 4 years. He is a cofounder of BIEN’s news website, Basic Income News. He is a cofounder and editor of the journal "Basic Income Studies," the only academic journal devoted to research on UBI. Widerquist has published several books and many articles on UBI both in academic journals and in the popular media. He has appeared on or been quoted by many major media outlets, such as NPR’s On Point, NPR’s Marketplace, PRI’s the World, CNBC, Al-Jazeera, 538, Vice, Dissent, the New York Times, Forbes, the Financial Times, and the Atlantic Monthly, which called him “a leader of the worldwide basic income movement.” Widerquist holds two doctorates—one in Political Theory form Oxford University (2006) and one in Economics from the City University of New York (1996). He has published seven books, including "the Prehistory of Private Property (Edinburgh University Press 2020, coauthored by Grant S. McCall) , "A Critical Analysis of Basic Income Experiments" (Palgrave Macmillan 2018), "Prehistoric Myths in Modern Political Philosophy" (Edinburgh University Press 2017, coauthored by Grant S. McCall) and "Freedom as the Power to Say No" (Palgrave Macmillan 2013). He has published more than a twenty scholarly articles and book chapters. Most Karl Widerquist’s writing is available on his “Selected Works” website ( More information about him is available on his BIEN profile ( He writes the blog "the Indepentarian" for "Basic Income News."