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Austria: Generation Grundeinkommen UBI movement starts pushing for a national referendum in Austria

Image credit to: Generation Grundeinkommen Austria’s Universal Basic Income (UBI) movement, the Generation Grundeinkommen, is calling all freedom-and-equality-loving pioneers to rally together for a national referendum. That is planned to start now and finish at the end of 2019, with the goal of having a basic income referendum in Austria in 2022. At the beginning of 2020, a petition is

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AUSTRIA: Friedrich Schneider, Professor of Economics in Linz (Austria), proposes field trial of UBI

Friedrich Schneider, Professor of Economics in Linz (Austria), has presented a study on a potential Unconditional Basic Income in Austria. The study was initiated by the IWS Upper Austria (Initiative Standort Oberösterreich), an association that aims to promote Upper Austria as a base for companies. In this study, he discusses different models, based on literature studies. The models include adoptions

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INTERNATIONAL: Guy Standing to discuss basic income in Poland, Austria and Spain

Guy Standing, honorary president of BIEN, noted author, and leading advocate of basic income was interviewed on National Public Radio (US) on September 20, 2015. You can listen to the broadcast here. He will give several talks on basic income in the next few weeks. Here are the details: October 18, 18.00: talk on the precariat and basic income, Warsaw,

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AUSTRIA: 45 events during 8th Basic Income Week, September 14-20, 2015

The 8th International Basic Income Week will take place September 14-20, For more information, click here. The Austrian basic income alliance Runder Tisch – Grundeinkommen (RTG) recently announced the programme for the 8th International Basic Income Week, September 14–20, 2015, with 45 events – more than double in comparison to 2014 – in 22 cities and towns all over Austria:

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Austria: Several prominent people endorse the Seventh Basic Income Week

During or around the Seventh Basic Income week, several prominent Austrians endorsed Basic Income. Singer, actor and cabaret artist Manuel Rubey, who played the leading role in the movie “Falco – Verdammt, wir leben noch!” (2007), unconditionally supports the idea of introducing basic income. Franz Adrian Wenzl, band member of KREISKY, says that unconditional basic income is one of his

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Europe, 6th International Week of the Basic Income, September 16-22

The Sixth International Week of the Basic Income will take place 16 to 22 September 2013. For its 6th edition, the week of basic income will focus on raising awareness on the European Citizens Initiative for an Unconditional Basic Income. Proponents of Unconditional Basic Income in 22 Member States of the European Union have joined their forces to make this

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