On September 13, the German Netzwerk Grundeinkommen celebrates its 10th anniversary with a big party in the Mauersegler beer garden and club in Berlin from 1 pm to 3 am. Everyone is invited to come. There will be songs, poems, talks, street theater, a fantastic live band and DJ music.
Basic income will be a major topic at the 4th International Conference on Degrowth for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity from September 2 to 6 in the German city of Leipzig. Activists from Netzwerk Grundeinkommen and from other basic income groups will give several talks, workshops and plenary contributions.
B.I.E.N. Austria recently published the Austrian programme folder with more than 12 events for the Basic Income Week, September 15–21, 2014. On 9 September, 2014, updated versions will be published. English version: http://www.pro-grundeinkommen.at/WdGE2014/Flyer_WdGE2014en.pdf German version: http://www.pro-grundeinkommen.at/WdGE2014/Flyer_WdGE2014.pdf Events on Google-Maps: http://pro-grundeinkommen.at/WdGE2014
BIEN will organize a series of Internet events on the Seventh Annual International Basic Income Week, September 15-21, 2014. Each event will be an “Ask Me Anything” (also know as AMA or sometimes as “As Us Anything”). In these events, an expert in a given topic promises to be available for a given amount of [...]
This year’s International Basic Income Week is scheduled to run from September 15–21, 2014. Preparations are already under way in Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and the Netherlands. The organizers invite all basic income initiatives and activists to spread the efforts within Europe and beyond. In 2008 basic income initiatives from German speaking countries initiated the [...]
The Basic Income Earth Network’s (BIEN’s) 15th International Congress gets underway today, June 26, 2014 with the pre-conference day dedicated to the 13th Annual North American Basic Income Guarantee (NABIG) Congress
The early registration rate for the BIEN Congress in Montreal ends on May 31. After this time (i.e. beginning June 1), late registration takes effect and registration fees will increase. Organizers remind participants to register at http://biencanada.ca/congress/registration The 15th International BIEN Congress will take place at McGill University on June 27-29, 2014 with a pre-congress [...]
On May 28th, 2014, the liberal think tank “Generation Libre” (Free Generation) organizes a conference on its proposed negative income tax (called “Revenu de liberté”, or Freedom Income). The conference will focus on a study by Marc de Basquiat and Gaspard Koenig. The authors will discuss with Lionel Stoleru, who proposed a similar scheme in [...]
[F. H. Pitts] Hosted by the Mouvement Français pour un Revenu de Base, this inaugural summer university on the basic income will take place in the idyllic surroundings of the French countryside. Invited speakers include Loic Wacquant, David Graeber, Bernard Steigler and Yann Moulier Boutang. Entry to the event is free, with accommodation and meals available [...]
On 7 June 2014, Basic Income Ireland organizes its “Summer Forum 2014″. Yannick Vanderborght (Saint-Louis University Brussels & Louvain University), will speak on transnational cooperation in the campaign for basic income and on recent developments in the theory and politics of basic income. His presentation will be followed by a participatory discussion. For further information [...]