Author: bi-week

Basic Income pilot: Quatinga Velho, Brazil

Basic Income pilot and Startup: ReCivitas [1] Insignificant in many rich places, incredibly important to those in the most ignored, poorest places of the world Interview with Marcus Brancaglione, CEO ReCivita How is the Basic Income Startup different from the 2008-2014 pilot project? It is different in duration or, more precisely, in sustainability. The 2008-2014 […]

Pilot projects anyone?

Everyone is currently talking about filter bubbles. The basic income activist’s filter bubble is the feeling that things are moving too slow. International Basic Income Week provides an opportunity to step back, take stock and compare our local situation not just to the world, but also to the world at another point in time. And […]

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 […]

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 […]

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