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New Book: “It’s Basic Income”

A new book has just been released by Policy Press, an imprint of Bristol University Press. Titled It’s Basic Income: The global debate, it binds the contributions of many different authors, activists and researchers dwelling in the basic income global debate. Among these, one can read the input of Bruna Augusto, Sarath Davala, Brian Eno, Louise Haagh, Otto Lehto, Francine

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United Kingdom: A podcast debate on basic income

Image credit to Nathaniel Houghton, on Medium. The Guardian has published a podcast of a debate on Citizen’s Basic Income (start to listen at 16:00 minutes): Could a universal basic income be a solution to precarious work, automation and a happy, healthier society? It has enthusiasts from Silicon Valley to the Labour party, but would it actually work? We hear from Marjukka Turunen, from the

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PORTUGAL: Basic income event attracts politicians and social sciences experts

Vito Laterza and Jurgen de Wispelaere. Credit to: O Observador.   An event focused on the discussion about social policy in Portugal, and particularly about basic income (in Portugal mostly called unconditional basic income), took place at the Lisbon School of Law (University of Lisbon) on the past day 15th of May 2017.   The first part of the event

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UNITED KINGDOM: Royal Society of Arts basic income event, December 17, 2015

A debate on universal basic income will be hosted on December 17, 2015 by the London-based RSA (Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce; also known as the Royal Society of Arts). EVENT: The Case for a Universal Basic Income. TIME & DATE: Starts at 1pm (UK time), Thursday, December 17, 2015. VENUE: Durham Street Auditorium, RSA House,

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ONLINE, UK: Webinar debate – Universal Credit vs Guaranteed Income, Conservative Party vs Green Party, April 7 2015

The UK based group GlobalNet21 will be hosting a debate at 7pm on the 7th April 2015 between Universal Credit and Guaranteed Income. On one side will be James Symes, the prospective Conservative party candidate for the constituency of Ealing South. The Conservative party are the current leading party in the UK government. He will be defending the Conservatives’ flagship

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