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SADC-BIG launched their socioeconomic rights project

SADC BIG campaign – the Southern African Development Community Basic Income Grant Campaign – launched their socioeconomic rights project on 20th September 2016. SADC states are: South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Angola, Zambia, Mozambique, Seychelles, Mauritius, Madagascar, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho. Fact Sheet for the campaign: http://spii.org.za/sadcbigcampaign/index.php/sadc-big-campaign-fact-sheet/ by: Nkateko […]

9th International Basic Income Week 2016 – List of participants

As of 21th September 2016 we know of participants from 23 countries from 5 continents who have submitted their events to our calendar on the 9th International Basic Income Week!   Austria – http://pro-grundeinkommen.at/WdGE2016/Programm/ Brazil – http://www.recivitas.org/ Bulgaria – https://twitter.com/ubi_bulgaria Canada – http://www.basicincomecanada.org/ Czech Republic – https://www.facebook.com/505222219639803/photos/a.508934829268542.1073741828.505222219639803/596908370471187/?type=3&theater Denmark – http://basisindkomst.dk/ Finland – http://perustulo.org/ France – […]

Fourteen stories on basic income

Fourteen stories on basic income told during the World Social Forum 2016, in Montreal. They are presented in five chapters. Chapter 1/5: A basic income… when life is merciless Chapter 2/5: A basic income… to find one’s place in life Chapter 3/5: A basic income… to fight extreme poverty Chapter 4/5: A basic income… for […]

The Basic Income Podcast

A series of audio files devoted to interviewing the biggest names in the Basic Income movement, hosted by Jim Pugh and Owen Poindexter Amira Jehia of Mein Grundeinkommen Sandhya and Jim spoke to Amira Jehia of Mein Grundeinkommen, a German organization that crowdfunds and raffles yearlong basic incomes to raise awareness around the issue.e stellen. Rutger […]

A Basic Income Grant for All: Time to make it happen in Namibia!

  Namibia still faces one of the highest income inequalities in the world.  Many inhabitants still live in poverty with a bleak outlook on the future alongside a few who have accumulated extreme wealth. Despite the efforts and achievements after independence, food insecurity, malnutrition, overburdened and sometimes inefficient education and health systems, high unemployment rates […]

UBIE agree on multiple slogans for BI week

On the UBIE meeting, held 31th of januari in Maastricht, the present members decided to let go to have one unique slogan for the 9th BI week. Originally the German netwerk started the Basic Income Week happening the 3th week of september. In recent years UBIE and BIEN decided to jump on the wagon, so it is real […]