Tag Archives: New York

New York, United States: Universal Basic Income: Is now the time?

During a lunch served at the Roosevelt House (Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, New York), on the 24th October 2018, basic income will be presented and discussed, by speakers Michael A. Lewis (Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College), Eri Nogushi (Association to Benfit Children & adjunct Professor, Roosevelt House) and Almaz Zelleke (Department of Social Science, New

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NEW YORK: Basic Income NYC Meeting, June 22, 2015

The next meeting of Basic Income NYC will be on Monday, June 22 from 6:30-8:00pm at the following location: The National Opera Center 330 Seventh Avenue 7th Floor 29th Street & 7th Avenue, in Manhattan The meeting will take place in the Board Room that evening. The reservation is under the organizer’s name (Jude Thomas), the 7th floor reception desk

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Reihan Salam, “Unconditional basic income? You're kidding: Slate opinion”

SUMMARY: The author argues, “I think that no-strings-attached money is a dangerously bad idea and that it would do far more to undermine poverty-fighting efforts than it would to strengthen them. I also think that meddlesome caseworkers are the unsung heroes of the fight against poverty. … New York City is on the cusp of a grand experiment to increase

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New York: “A Basic Income for All?” New Left Forum, June 9, 2013

The New Left Forum include a panel session on BIG in its meeting on June 9, 2013 in New York City. The panel examined the feasibility and desirability of basic income proposals from a number of disciplinary viewpoints, including history, economics, and comparative political science. Panelists included Frances Fox Piven, Lena Lavinas, Almaz Zelleke, and Benjamin Kunkel. More information about

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