BIEN has made a crucial contribution to the worldwide awareness of the idea of an unconditional basic income. For this to happen, perseverance was key, but also technology.

Philippe Van Parijs reflects on the shaky birth of our network in this article published in The Brussels Times on 17 August 2022.

About Philippe van Parijs

Philippe van Parijs has written 5 articles.

Philippe Van Parijs is Professor at UCLouvain, Hoover Chair of Economic and Social Ethics. Chair of BIEN’s International Board.