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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 […]

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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