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INTERNATIONAL: Live Reddit Q&A with Guy Standing, 5 May 2014

[Scott Santens] Professor Guy Standing, co-founder of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) and author of several books, including The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class (2011) will be doing an AMA on Reddit on 5 May 2014 at 1100 EST. AMA stands for “Ask Me Anything” and provides the opportunity for someone to choose to [...]

MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada: Invitation for USBIG members (and others) to attend NABIG Workshop

Thursday, June 26, the day before the Basic Income Earth Network Congress in Montreal, there will be a North American Basic Income Guarantee (NABIG) Workshop. The goal of this workshop is to bring together activists, scholars, and anyone with an interest in basic income to talk about whether and how basic income can be advanced [...]

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI CANADA: The PEI Working Group for a Livable Income is hosting three community workshops about BIG

The PEI Working Group for a Livable Income believes that Prince Edward Island would be an excellent home for a Basic Income Guarantee pilot project. The three community workshops that they are planning will give people a chance to learn more about BIG, and offer their ideas about how it might work, and why they [...]

LONDON: Guy Standing reports on BIG pilot projects in India, 5 March 2014

[Citizens Income Trust] At a seminar at the University of London on 5 March Guy Standing reported the results of a Citizen’s Income pilot project in which he has been involved in India over the past five years. In recent decades, India has relied on subsidised rice, wheat, sugar and kerosene to reduce poverty, but [...]

MONTREAL: Tentative program for the BIEN Congress released

The “15th International Congress of the Basic Income Earth Network: Re-democratizing the Economy” has released its tentative program. The Congress will take place at McGill Faculty of Law, Montreal, Quebec from Friday June 27th to Sunday June 29th, 2014, and in addition the 13th annual North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress will take place at [...]

LONDON: “Citizen’s Income: A solid foundation for tomorrow’s benefits system”

A conference, entitled, “Citizen’s Income: A solid foundation for tomorrow’s benefits system,” will take place on Friday 6th June at the British Library (Euston Road, London) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Speakers already confirmed include Natalie Bennett (Leader of the Green Party), Dr. Tony Fitzpatrick (Nottingham University), John McDonnell MP, Professor Guy Standing (SOAS). [...]

MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada: General Assembly of the Basic Income Earth Network

The next General Assembly of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) will be held on Sunday, June 29, 2014, at the conclusion of the 15th International BIEN Congress. All life-members of BIEN are invited to attend. For information on becoming a life member, go to: http://www.basicincome.or/bien/membership.html. Elections for the 2014-2016 Executive Committee and chair of [...]

BERLIN, Germany: “Workshop Grundeinkommen auf der Aktionskonferenz Care Revolution [Basic Income Workshop on the Action Conference Care Revolution]”, March 15 2014

[Michael Millar] Event: “Workshop Grundeinkommen auf der Aktionskonferenz Care Revolution [Basic Income Workshop on the Action Conference Care Revolution]” Place: Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung in Franz-Mehring-Platz 1, Berlin Time: 1400 – 1600, March 15 2014 Language: German For more information, go to: http://care-revolution.site36.net/

Bayerisches Fernsehen, Germany: “Nie wieder arbeiten? Das Grundeinkommen für jeden [Never work again? The Basic Income for everyone]“, April 7 2014

[Michael Millar] A programme discussing Basic Income, with Götz Werner, DM drugstore founder, Daniel Häni, initiator of the Swiss Basic Income referendum, Dr. Verena Di Pasquale, The 2nd Chairman of the DGB Bavaria, Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Ruckriegel, economist and happiness researcher at the University of Nuremberg. Language: German For more information, go to: http://www.br.de/fernsehen/bayerisches-fernsehen/programmkalender/sendung-519134.html

MONTREAL: Registration for the BIEN Congress 2014 is now online

The 15th BIEN Congress will take place on 27-29 June 2014 at McGill University (Montreal) on the theme of “Re-democratizing the Economy.” A pre-conference workshop focusing on political strategies for pushing BIG on the agenda in Canada and the United States will take place on 26 June as part of the 13th annual North American [...]

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