Guy Standing

22.12.2018

The need for a European Citizens’ Initiative on Universal and Unconditional Basic Income

The need for a European Citizens’ Initiative on Universal and Unconditional Basic Income

In 2013, a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) on Universal and Unconditional Basic Income (UBI)[1] was carried out, but the one million signatures required were not collected and for some activists the action was a failure. The truth is that, back then UBI was not as well-known as it… »

23.08.2018

Guy Standing: The Basic Income is a fundamental emancipator policy

Guy Standing: The Basic Income is a fundamental emancipator policy

For the British economist and co-founder of the Basic Income Earth Network, Basic Income is not a panacea but it helps society to advance to a better life This is the latest in a series of interviews that we have been publishing and that were the basis of the documentary… »

12.04.2018

World premiere of the documentary: Universal Basic Income (UBI), our right to live

World premiere of the documentary: Universal Basic Income (UBI), our right to live

The world premiere of the documentary on Universal and Unconditional Basic Income “UBI, our right to live” will be on 12 May, at 12 noon. Director Álvaro Orús and some of the Spanish “protagonists”, such as Julen Bollain and Mayte Quintanilla, will be present. The event will be part of… »

27.09.2017

Great mobilisation for the 17th world congress on Universal Basic Income

Great mobilisation for the 17th world congress on Universal Basic Income

The international BIEN congress (Basic Income Earth Network) dealing with universal and unconditional basic income took place from the 25th to the 27th of September.  The number of participants, level of exchange and harmony of opinions has surpassed the organisers’ expectations and common images are starting to be launched. By… »

28.12.2015

The Precariat: A new term for Economic Violence

The Precariat: A new term for Economic Violence

We know about the proletariat, aka the manual workers. The term comes from the Roman Empire’s five yearly census of citizens and their property. For those who had none their children, or proles, were their only asset, hence the name proletarius, “the one who produces offspring”: the future soldiers of… »

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