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London, UK: Book launch: Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India

Bloomsbury Publishing will host a book launch for the new book, Basic Income: A Transformative Policy for India, by Sarath Davala, Renana Jhabvala, Soumya Kapoor Mehta  and Guy Standing, on Tuesday 27th January 2015, at 6.30 p.m., at Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP RSVP via the Eventbrite page.

Brooklyn, NY & online: Meeting to Discuss a Political Movement for Basic Income, March 1, 2015

Interest in Basic Income—an unconditional cash income for all citizens without means test or work requirement—is taking off around the world. Activists groups have formed and become more active around the world. Some political parties have endorsed the idea. Writers around the world are increasingly discussing Basic Income as a response to technological unemployment, precarity, [...]

New York, NY, United States: Registration open for NABIG Congress, Feb. 26-Mar. 1, 2015

Registration has opened for the 2015 North American Basic Income Guarantee (NABIG) Congress, most of which will take place as a section of the Eastern Economic Association’s (EEA) Annual Conference at the Sheraton Hotel in New York, NY, February 26-March 1, 2015. More than forty authors and activists will participate at the Congress. The Congress [...]

Florence, Italy: Conference: The Future of Basic Income Research, Call for Abstracts

The Max Weber Programme at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy has released the following call for abstracts for the following conference: on “The Future of Basic Income Research:” The Max Weber Programme at the European University Institute is proud to launch the following call for abstracts for a conference on the topic of [...]

NEW YORK: USBIG Announces list of forty speakers for NABIG Congress, Feb. 26 – Mar. 1, 2015

The U.S. Basic Income Guarantee (USIBG) Network has released a list of forty participants for the Fourteenth Annual North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress (a joint even of USBIG and the Basic Income Canada Network). The Congress will take place in New York City starting Thursday, February 26 – Sunday March 1, 2015. Most events [...]

EUROPE: UBI-Europe launches a series of conferences on basic income

Unconditional Basic Income Europe (UBIE) is 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. The conferences are: UBI as a response to social inequality in Europe – Maribor, Slovenia, 19th-20th March 2015. Minimum [...]

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 [...]

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