Author: bi-week

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 […]

Interview with Ralph Boes: I am being hungered

The Berlin Basic Income Activist and Hartz-IV rebel is prepared to hunger until death to move the German State to abolish the unconstitutional Sanction Practice in the German Social Security System „Hartz-IV“. ( It’s Ralph Boes’ 83rd Hunger day today. He has been at a table in front of Brandenburg Gate, inviting passers by to […]

Interview with Enno Schmidt, co-initiator of the Swiss Citizens’ Initiative

Interview with Enno Schmidt, co-initiator  of the Swiss Citizens’ Initiative Can you remember your first encounter with Basic Income? My first was in Heidelberg in a discussion where a young architect demanded an unconditional income and my first reaction was: „hey, he just needs money, why doesn’t he ask for help for himself, instead of making some […]

8th International Basic Income Week 2015 – List of participants

The number of participating coutries is now: 29 (Upate sept. 16th 2015) Continents participating with live events (6) Europe Asia North America South America Africa Oceania Countries with live events (20) Austria Belgium Bulgaria Canada China Denmark France Germany Hungary Ireland Malawi Netherlands New Zealand Norway Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom USA Zimbabwe Countries participating […]

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