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Newly Published Book by Guy Standing

Newly Published Book by Guy Standing

"Time has always been political. Throughout history, how most people use their time has been defined and controlled by the powerful. Today is no exception. But we can reclaim control, and in this book, the pioneering economist Guy Standing shows us how. The ancient...

Basic Income: Sufficient Evidence, Now Politics

Basic Income: Sufficient Evidence, Now Politics

In 1942, as people started to think about remaking society after the War, William Beveridge wrote a report for the British government that was to shape the welfare state in Europe. He wrote, ‘It is a time for revolutions, not for patching.’ What he meant was that it...

Book Review: Basic Income: A Short Guide by Annie Miller

Book Review: Basic Income: A Short Guide by Annie Miller

Annie Miller, a co-founder of BIEN, has just published a new book, Basic Income: A Short Guide (Edinburgh: Luath Press). This is a clear, concise, and complete work that should be in the library of every supporter of basic income (BI). The book begins with a critique...

BIEN Congresses

BIEN’s 2023 Congress

Our congress in Seoul (Korea) was a big success. Please have a look at the results:

The next congress will be 29–31 August 2024 in Bath (England).

Basic Income

A Basic Income is a periodic cash payment unconditionally delivered to all on an individual basis, without means-test or work requirement. Read more

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