Author Archives: Sandro Gobetti

L'Hirondelle, C.A., “The High Costs of a Leaky Roof Society”

[Sabrina Del Pico – BIN Italia – March 2013] This article argues that a universal livable income represents a wise investment for the future rather than an unsustainable cost. Using a metaphor about roof construction, the author compares and contrasts the long-term benefits of a universal income with the detriments to society at large caused by failing to introduce such

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Rome, Italy, 16th January 2013: Public Meeting on Citizen's Income

[BIN-Italia – January 2013] A public meeting entitled “Citizen’s Income: the Hypothesis of a Guaranteed Minimum Income” was held in Rome at La Villetta on January 16th. The Forum on Labour, Rights, and Youth Employment organised the event in co-operation with the political party SEL – Sinistra Ecologia Libertà (Left Ecology Freedom). The program of the meeting included the following

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Rome, Italy, 15th January 2013: Presentation of BIN Italia last book

[BIN-Italia – January 2013] BIN Italia presented its latest book at Sala delle Carte Geografiche in Rome on January 15th. The book, entitled Reddito minimo garantito, un progetto necessario e possibile [Guaranteed Minimum Income, a feasible and necessary project] was published by Edizioni Gruppo Abele. The book is the result of a research carried out by BIN Italia. It looks

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ITALY: Call for the introduction of a Guaranteed Income on the Italian Political Agenda

[BIN-Italia – January 2013] On 4th January 2013 BIN Italia launched a campaign called “Guaranteed Income on the Political Agenda” inviting civil society, social movements, grassroots networks and associations, as well as those candidates who are sensitive to this issue, to organise public events in their territories in order to debate about the necessity to introduce such a measure in

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Rome, Italy, 15th December 2012: "Basic Income, Labour, Training: Welfare goes haywire"

[BIN-Italia – December 2012] An Italian organisation called TILT organised a public debate entitled “Basic Income, Labour, Training: Welfare goes haywire” on the 15th of December at Porta Futuro in Rome. During the morning session, the meeting was attended by Professor Edwin Morley Fletcher (Professor of Public Policies at Università La Sapienza), Tina Bali (from the Secretary of the union

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Torino, Italy, 29th November 2012: Presentation of BIN Italia last book about Guaranteed Minimum Income

BIN Italia last book, entitled Reddito minimo garantito, un progetto necessario e possibile [Guaranteed Minimum Income, a feasible and necessary project] (published by Edizioni Gruppo Abile), has been presented in Turin at the bookshop “Torre di Babele” on November 29th. Luca Santini, President of BIN Italia, Sandro Gobetti, co-ordinator of BIN Italia (both co-authors of the book), and Marco Revelli

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Milano, Italy, 28th November 2012: Presentation of BIN Italia last book

BIN Italia continues its book tour across Italy. On November 28th the book entitled Reddito minimo garantito, un progetto necessario e possibile [Guaranteed Minimum Income, a feasible and necessary project] published by Edizioni Gruppo Abele has been presented in Milan. Andrea Fumagalli (BIN Italia) and Corrado Del Bò (Researcher in Philosophy of Law at the State University of Milan) took

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