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Maribor, Slovenia, Conference: “UBI in Europe – Promoting civil society,” 19th-20th March 2015

Universal Basic Income Europe releases the following call for papers: We are organising a series of five conferences on the theme “UBI in Europe – Promoting civil society” in order to promote unconditional basic income (UBI) in Europe over the next year. We would like to call for contributions for the first conference: “UBI as [...]

UNITED KINGDOM: Karl Widerquist speaks on Basic Income in five cities in five days

Karl Widerquist, co-chair of BIEN, Associate Professor at SFS-Q, Georgetown University, and author of Independence, Propertylessness, and Basic Income: A theory of freedom as the power to say no, will speak about basic income in five cities in the United Kingdom this November 14-18. The dates of his talks are: Friday, November 14, 2014, 6pm, [...]

Fourteenth NABIG Congress, Deadline for Submissions extended to November 17, 2014

The deadline for the Fourteenth Annual North American Basic Income Guarantee (NABIG) Congress has been extended to November 17, 2014. The Congress will take place in New York City starting Thursday, February 26 – Sunday March 1, 2015. The congress is organized by the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network (USBIG) in cooperation with the Basic [...]

LONDON, UK: Basic income & Democratizing money & Social Security on 30 October 2014

[Josh Martin] On Thursday October 30th at 7pm in London there will be an event hosted by the New Putney Debates with Barb Jacobsen, Coordinator of the European Citizens’ Initiative in the UK, Duncan McCann, who works on the EU funded Community Curency in Action project, and Ben Baumberg, who is a Senior Lecturer in [...]

Tokyo, JP: Basic Income in Japan: Towards New Forms of Social Protection?

This book launch conference takes place on Friday October 31, 2014, at the occasion of the publication of “Basic Income in Japan. Prospects for a Radical Idea in a Transforming Welfare State“, co-edited by Yannick Vanderborght & Toru Yamamori. This collective volume provides the international audience with the very first general overview of the scholarly [...]

New York, NY: The Fourteenth Annual North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Thursday, February 26 – Sunday March 1, 2015 The Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) is suddenly a major topic of conversation in America and around the world. Activist movements have sprung up to push for it. Recent articles in the popular press have discussed it as a part of strategies to address recession, [...]

LONDON, UK: Citizen’s Income: A solid foundation for tomorrow’s society, 6th June 2014

Conference report: 63 people attended the conference, held by invitation of the British Library at its conference centre. Anne Miller, Chair of the trustees, welcomed everyone to the conference, offered a brief history of the recent Citizen’s Income debate in the UK, and explained that an important aim of the conference was to help the [...]

INTERNATIONAL: Basic Income Week Starts Tomorrow

The Seventh International Basic Income Week begins tomorrow (Monday, September 15, 2014) and runs through Sunday, September 21. Basic Income (BI) week is “a yearly event for promotion of Basic Income.” BI is an unconditional cash income granted to all citizens without means test or work requirement. BI week will include dozens of events in [...]

CYBERSPACE: BIEN releases schedule for its Basic Income AMA Series: The 7th Annual International Basic Income Week, September 15-21, 2014

The Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) has released the tentative schedule for its 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 [...]

THE NETHERLANDS: Basic Income Week Events, September 15-21, 2014

Unconditional Basic Income can become the basis for “Building Social Cohesion in Europe”. This is the motto of this year’s International Basic Income Week, which is scheduled to run from September 15–21, 2014. BI Weeks activities in the Netherlands include, a viewing Enno Schmidt’s Basic Income Film, organizing a Parking Day for the UBI, debates, [...]

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