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United States: 18th USBIG Annual Congress

The 18th annual North American Basic Income Guarantee (NABIG) Congress will be held next June 15-16th, 2019, at the Silberman School of Social Work of the Hunter College in New York City. The Congress Major Theme is: Basic Income on the Policy Agenda, and the call is out for proposals. The deadline for proposal submissions is February 18th, 2019. Submissions can be made

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Michael Howard, “We should prepare for the worst consequences of climate change”

Howard, Coordinator of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network, writes this opinion piece as a condemning evaluation of the world’s lack of action to combat climate change. Climate summit meetings have created a cycle of (broken) promises to reduce carbon emissions, and Howard argues that governments should look to implement a carbon fee, whose proceeds should go toward a dividend for

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Long Island City, NY, NY: Preconference Public Discussion, “New Possibilities for the Basic Income Movement,” Thursday, February 26, 6:30-9pm

The Fourteenth Annual North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress will kick off on Thursday, February 26 with a free and open public discussion on “New Possibilities for the Basic Income Movement.” Admission is free and everyone is welcome. The event program is: Welcome: Steven Shafarman, the USBIG Network Frances Fox Piven, the City University of New York Marshall Brain, entrepreneur

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