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What is money? Where does it come from?

Critics say UBI is too expensive. That it would lead to enormous taxes. But if your government makes its own money, it doesn’t fund anything with taxes. Money is just a human invention (like videogame points or Reddit upvotes), and taxes make some of it disappear. Money is an unlimited resource. Money can be used […]

Show your support for Universal Basic Income the 18th of september 2018 #countonbasicincome

#countonbasicincome Say ‘Hello’ to rest of the world on TUESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2018 and show your support for Universal Basic Income This 18th September post a picture of you in your local area with the hashtag #countonbasicincome You can do anything you like. Take a snap of you walking to work, draw a picture, make […]

Call for Participation for the 11th International Basic Income Week 2018

  Call for Participation for the  11th International Basic Income Week 2018 from 17th – 23th September Basic Income: an income you can count on! Everyone needs an income to be able to live and work to our full potential. Employment is not a guarantee for a dependable income. People need a source of income they can count […]

Preparations for the 11th International Basic Income Week in 2018 have started

The first virtual conference to constitute the new international basic income week by the coordination team has been done. The aim is to get to know each other, to make a to-do-list and a who-does-it-list and a time schedule for the preparations. We also want to talk about a worldwide motto and about a joint […]

Basic Income Week mentioned by member of parliament in National Assembly of Quebec, Canada

From September 18 to 24, the 10th International Core Revenue Week is held in Quebec under the theme “Living decently, here and everywhere”. The basic income would enable every Quebecer to have an inalienable right to a decent life and encourage the full and complete participation of every individual in society because of its universal […]

International Basic Income Week Videothon

The 10th International Basic Income Week is here and for this jubilee we are planning a special something: International Basic Income Week Videothon: Please take a short video of your event (in any format, videos taken on smart phones are fine too) and send it to bienoutreach@gmail.com to be stitched together with other videos around the world.   […]

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 […]

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