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Basic Income March on Saturday Anywhere

Syncronize your event on saturday 26st September 2019 “Basic Income March – [City/Location]”: “The Basic Income March, led by Basic Income NYC, is set for September 26, 2019. It might be accompanied by Basic Income Marches in other cities on the same day.” www.basicincome.org/news/2019/07/a-march-for-basic-income E.g.: 26 october 2019: Basic Income March Amsterdam www.facebook.com/events/471811216935860/ 26 october 2019: Basic Income […]

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 […]

Unconditional nation-wide Cash transfer programme, Iran

Unconditional nation-wide Cash transfer programme, Iran How many people benefit: currently about 90% of Iranian population, > 72 Million How can a programme that benefits 90% of the population (and the environment) be unpopular? Interview with economist Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, research fellow @ Economic Research Forum An unconditional cash transfer programme was started in Iran in […]

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 [email protected] to be stitched together with other videos around the world.   […]

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 […]

Interview with Karl Matthys, from Basic Income New Zealand (BINZ)

Interview with Karl Matthys, member of establishment committee Basic Income New Zealand (BINZ) Do you remember your first encounter with Basic Income? My interest goes back to late 90s. I became a Humanist first, it was through a link on a Humanist website that I became aware of BIEN and the works of Philippe van […]

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 […]

Interview with Cheng Furui, lecturer, China

Cheng Furui is teaching at Hebei University of Economics and Business in China now. She is launching a new research focused on basic income. Can you remember how you first heard about Basic Income? Ten years ago, when I was doing my PhD in Tsinghua University, my supervisor Cui Zhiyuan introduced basic income to me. […]

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