Category Archives: Academic Articles

MEDRED, Craig, Mar 20, 2011, “All hail Comrade Palin, Hero of the Proletariat!”

Alaska Dispatch This opinion piece revives the decades-old practice of “red-bating. It red-bates Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend and all of its supporters, including Sarah Palin as “socialist.” The author would prefer that the oil companies operating in Alaska not be changed any fee at all for removing the oil from Alaska. By implication, anyone who thinks oil corporations should pay

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BASIC INCOME STUDIES: NEW ISSUE

Basic Income Studies (BIS) has announced the recent publication of one issue of the journal. The contents of the issue is below. BIS issues are available for free sampling at http://www.bepress.com/bis. Click the required article and follow the instructions to get free guest access to all BIS publications. CONTENTS OF VOLUME 5, ISSUE 2 (2010) ‘Behavioral Economics and the Basic

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AAPS & REDAIC (2010), Asignación Universal por Hijo para Protección Social Ciclo de Conferencias 2010

AAPS & REDAIC (2010), Asignación Universal por Hijo para Protección Social Ciclo de Conferencias 2010,  Buenos Aires: AAPS-Redaic, October 2010. This book is a collection of papers and debates presented during the five sessions of the Conference organized during 2010 by the Red Argentina de Ingreso Ciudadano (BIEN’s National Affiliate) and the Asociación Argentina de Políticas Sociales, with the support

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ESTEVEZ, María Fernanda & GARCÉS, Laura (2010), El derecho a un Ingreso Ciudadano. Debates y experiencias en el mundo y la Argentina

ESTEVEZ, María Fernanda & GARCÉS, Laura (2010), El derecho a un Ingreso Ciudadano. Debates y experiencias en el mundo y la Argentina, San Juan: Editorial Fundación Universidad Nacional de San Juan, August 2010, 255 pp. This book offers a review of recent discussions on Basic Income, and gives an overview of the debate in Argentina. The book examines the main

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CHOI, Gwang-Eun (2011), Basic Income for Everyone: An Aspiring Project Shaking the Earth of the 21st Century

CHOI, Gwang-Eun (2011), Basic Income for Everyone: An Aspiring Project Shaking the Earth of the 21st Century, Seoul: Jong-Cheol Park Publishing Co., January 2011, 256 pages, ISBN: 978-89-85022-56-9 94330. This book is the first introductory work on a basic income in Korea. Guy Standing, honorary co-president of BIEN and Nam-Hoon Kang, president of BIKN wrote their foreword especially for it.

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ITO, Makoto (2011), 'Verifying the Basic Income Concept: Its Potency and Extent'

ITO, Makoto (2011), ‘Verifying the Basic Income Concept: Its Potency and Extent’ (‘Basic Income-ron wo kensho-suru: sono kanosei to genkai’), in Sekai [The World], Vol. 814, March 2011, published by Iwanami Shoten. Due to growing financial deterioration of the government and weakened family ties and company welfarism, “new poverty” (such as an increasing number of “working poor”, single mothers and

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MURRA, Emanuele, ‘Basic income e modelli di giustizia sociale. Un confronto’

MURRA, Emanuele, ‘Basic income e modelli di giustizia sociale. Un confronto’, RdT 51 (2010), pp. 607-628. Basic Income and Social Justice models. A comparison. The proposal of basic income questioned established opinions regarding social justice and the dues of society to its members. In the article, the Author has tried to clarify how Basic Income could be considered a just

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WERNER, Götz W., GOEHLER, Adrienne (2010), 1.000 Euro für jeden: Freiheit. Gleichheit. Grundeinkommen.

WERNER, Götz W., GOEHLER, Adrienne (2010), 1.000 Euro für jeden: Freiheit. Gleichheit. Grundeinkommen, Berlin: Econ, 2010 In his new book Götz W. Werner, founder of the drugstore chain dm, together with Adrienne Goehler, former president of the Hamburg Art Academy and former culture senator of Berlin, describe radical social changes. Referring to American sociologist Jeremy Rifkin’s 1995 book The End

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SCHULTE-BASTA, Dorothee (2010), Ökonomische Nützlichkeit oder leistungsloser Selbstwert? Zur Kompatibilität von Bedingungslosem Grundeinkommen und Katholischer Soziallehre

SCHULTE-BASTA, Dorothee (2010), Ökonomische Nützlichkeit oder leistungsloser Selbstwert? Zur Kompatibilität von Bedingungslosem Grundeinkommen und Katholischer Soziallehre, Freiberg: Zas, 2010. Catholic social teaching is a body of doctrine developed by the Catholic Church on matters of poverty, wealth, economics, labor, social organization and the role of the state. Its foundation has been laid by Pope Leo XIII’s 1891 encyclical Rerum Novarum,

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