On 23 April 2021, Diana Popescu, Otto Lehto, and Emil Panzaru from Department of Political Economy, King’s College London – organized a full-day online academic workshop called “The Ethics of UBI in a Changing Economy” that tackles the normative justifications and practical feasibility of UBI.

The program and rough times:
00:00:00 Otto Lehto Opening words
00:08:45 Guy Standing (SOAS) Battling Eight Giants
00:56:10 Christian Schemmel (University of Manchester) Just Workplaces: Asset equality vs workplace democracy?
01:32:46 – Martin Sticker (Bristol) Is a merely national “Universal” Basic Income just?
02:05:34 – Otto Lehto (King’s College London) UBI as a Discovery Procedure
02:41:23 – Deryn Thomas (St Andrew’s) Basic Income and the Collective Good of Work
03:18:47 – Nika Soon-Shiong (Oxford) Cash, Citizenship, and the Contemporary Politics of Belonging in India 03:44:48 – Jim Pugh (Universal Income Project) and Jamie Morgan (Brandeis) Accelerating Equity and Justice: Cash transfers and generational wealth
04:17:30 – Diana Popescu (KCL) How much Dignity is enough: Appearing in public without shame and UBI 05:07:30 – Bernhard Neumärker (Freiburg) UBI in Times of Crisis (Note: Due to technical difficulties, Prof. Neumärker’s presentation is missing the first few minutes. The presentation finishes in Part 2.)

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