Basic Income Ireland is proud to present this event as part of the International Basic Income Week. This is a free event.
- Deirdre de Burca: “The role of innovative monetary policies in supporting a Green New Deal and a more sustainable future for Europe and the world”
Deirdre is a former Green Party public representative and current Advocacy Co-ordinator with the global civil society network Forus International (forus-international.org).
- Conor McCabe: “Towards a democratization of money, credit and financial systems”Conor is the author of Money (Sireacht: Longings for another Ireland series, Cork University Press, 2018) and a research associate with the UCD Equality Studies Centre. He has written extensively on Irish finance and is involved in activist education, working with political, trade union, and community groups.
- Tony Weekes: “Let’s make money work for everyone”Tony describes himself as “a repentant one-time academic economist”.
Basic Income is the proposal that the state should make a regular payment to every individual resident regardless of circumstances, without any means test or work requirement. It would be enough to live a frugal but decent life without additional income.
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