UBI Lab Food is organizing an online event about ‘Universal Basic Income and the Cost of Living Crisis’ on Monday, 21 November 2022, from 6:00 to 7:30 PM UK time. The panel will consist of Ian Byrne MP, Lucy Antal (Feedback Global), Mary O’Hara (Author), Penny Walters (Food Poverty Campaigner) and James Anderson (Depher UK CIC). The meeting will end with a general discussion and Q&A session. You can register and find out more here.
The Government of the Republic of Ireland has started the Basic Income for the Arts Pilot Scheme. UBI Lab Arts, UBI Lab Leeds and Network and Culture declares Emergency would like to invite you to the online event ‘Basic Income for the Arts in Ireland – What Can We Learn?’ on Wednesday, 7 December 2022, from 6:30 to 8:00 PM UK time. This will be the first in a special series of discussions dedicated to reflecting on what we can learn from the Irish Basic Income for the Arts Pilot Scheme, as it unfolds. Please pass this info to artists and other people with a precarious income who may be particularly interested to learn about the trial in Ireland. You can register for the event here. Everybody is welcome!
The 20th annual Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) Conference was held June 23-25 and videos of 27 sessions are now available for viewing free on YouTube.
Click here to see them. You can scroll down the playlist at the bottom right of the screen to see the titles of the sessions and view a specific session by clicking on the session title.
The papers submitted from the BIG Conference for posting in the USBIG Discussion Paper Series, and a few others, are now posted. To check them out, and hundreds of others from earlier conferences, click here: https://usbig.net/discussion-papers/.
On Saturday, November 19, the DiEM25 Alternative Climate Conference (COP OFF) will feature a panel discussion about the ideas and principles that must guide a just green transition. Our panel will feature Croatian philosopher and DiEM25 co-founder Srećko Horvat, Basic Income Earth Network’s Guy Standing, and War on Want director Asad Rehman. Sign up here.
Highlights of the 4th International Basic Income March held 24th September 2022 can be viewed in this video.
The 2022 Guaranteed Income Now summit was an opportunity to mark the movement’s recent progress — there are now officially 100 mayors who have joined Mayors for a Guaranteed Income and 100 pilots announced in the United States.
The 2-day summit in Atlanta brought together pilots, policymakers, researchers and more. This event was about getting inspired and recognizing the work that the US Income Movement community has been doing, Check out the clip below featuring Mayor Melvin Carter, the mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota.
On the pilot side, an exciting new tool debuted during the summit: Stanford Basic Income Lab’s Guaranteed Income Pilots Dashboard. This dashboard was designed to visualize data from 30+ guaranteed income pilots across the United States. It also includes testimonies from participants, which shed light on ways in which unconditional cash is giving people the freedom to build financial security and change their own lives for the better. Explore the dashboard here.