Basic income

31.10.2019

The Yang Gang During the Basic Income March

The Yang Gang During the Basic Income March

By Jhon Sánchez One of Andrew Yang’s presidential proposals is to implement a guaranteed income of 1,000 dollars per month to all U.S. citizens. Freedom Dividend, as he called it, “is a form of universal basic income (UBI), a type of social security that guarantees a certain amount of money… »

28.10.2019

Basic Income March from Harlem to the Bronx

Basic Income March from Harlem to the Bronx

By Jhon Sánchez and Photos by Franklin Chávez Pressenza’s crew joined the Basic Income March that took place in New York City, Saturday, October 26.  This initiative started under the leadership of Diane Pagen and the… »

02.10.2019

The Robots Are Not Coming

The Robots Are Not Coming

By Alex Howlett If you follow technology, you could be forgiven for believing that humanity is standing the precipice of a robot apocalypse. It’s only a matter of time before automation eliminates so many jobs that humans will simply no longer be “needed.” Right? Five years back, YouTuber CGP Grey made… »

30.09.2019

Basic income is paving a path to freedom in Kenya

Basic income is paving a path to freedom in Kenya

Kenya is running the world’s most ambitious basic income pilot yet, but will its results be enough to forge a whole new approach to poverty reduction? Caroline Teti for openDemocracy 30 September 2019 Beyond Trafficking and Slavery: Tell us a bit about the basic income trial… »

25.09.2019

NYC: Income Savings Plan Program (ISP)

NYC: Income Savings Plan Program (ISP)

On the Department of Homeless Services proposal to amend the Rules of the City of New York to establish an income savings program for shelter residents with earned income, to be known as “ISP” or “Income Savings Plan Program” By Diane R. Pagen The Department of Homeless Services Income Savings… »

07.03.2019

A Green New Basic Income Guarantee

A Green New Basic Income Guarantee

By David Swanson U.S. military spending eight years ago was at $1.2 trillion per year, when one added in the nukes in the Energy Department, the Homeland Security Department, the CIA, interest on debt, veterans’ care, etc. Now it’s at $1.3 trillion. In the years since military spending has been dramatically increased, the… »

22.11.2018

Basic Income in the 2019 European Elections – Conference in Budapest, 23 November, 2018

Basic Income in the 2019 European Elections – Conference in Budapest, 23 November, 2018

With the European Elections of May 2019 on the horizon, the Unconditional Basic Income Europe Network is bringing together ideas for a new European social contract that binds countries and citizens in solidarity, while preserving individual freedom and dignity.  With the inputs and thoughts of academics, campaigners and active politicians,… »

28.06.2017

Noam Chomsky & Yanis Varoufakis discuss Basic Income

Noam Chomsky & Yanis Varoufakis discuss Basic Income

In this video interview, Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky talk about the concept of a basic income guarantee also knowns as a universal income. – Is a basic income neccessary in today’s day and age? – How will it impact humanity’s future? – How did this idea… »

19.04.2016

Basic Income: Voting for Freedom

Basic Income: Voting for Freedom

This coming June 5th Switzerland is holding a constitutional referendum on whether to implement basic income policy. Swiss entrepreneur Daniel Häni and German author Philip Kovce have written a book to accompany the referendum. This book is now available in English, and includes a foreword by Twitter investor Albert Wenger:… »

03.02.2016

Congress in Seoul on Basic Income

Congress in Seoul on Basic Income

Deadline for proposals for the 2016 BIEN Congress extended to Feb. 29 January 29, 2016 Andre Coelho Event, News, News & events The… »

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