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Naturalisms, wealth status and basic income

Towards the end of the 18th century, the economist Thomas Malthus published a study linking demographic dynamics and the dynamics of food production. This thesis, later known as the “Malthusian catastrophe”, foresaw a situation of global pauperisation by the year…

Basic Income and Realpolitik

Every day more and more people understand the importance of a universal basic income. Every day the idea is discussed, organised, disseminated, presented as part of the political agenda, and how to finance it. And what can we say about…

“Basic Income would allow us to gain a social base that is essential to defeat fascism”. Interview with Daniel Raventós

Laure Vega conducted this interview for Catarsi magazine. We begin, as always, with a brief explanation of what Basic Income is and its defence from a republican perspective: Basic Income is a public, monetary, unconditional and universal allocation. It is…

An Unconditional Basic Income for Every Inhabitant of the Planet Is Necessary and Possible

An unconditional basic income for every inhabitant of the planet is both necessary and possible. This intervention took place within the panel “Is an unconditional basic income necessary and possible for every inhabitant of the planet?“, during the 8th Symposium…

Basic Income at the WSF: “Ensuring subsistence is the material basis for our liberation”.

Within the World Social Forum 2021, a panel took place on 25 January with the title RBUI, gaining freedom by ensuring subsistence. The speakers were Eduardo Suplicy, Sergio Mesquita and the author of the paper reproduced below, Juana Pérez Montero.…

Universal Basic Income at the World Forum for Water, Earth and Climate and Diversity

There will be no brake on climate change, we will not be putting Life at the center, if there is no social justice and we do not ensure the survival of all humanity. Today it is possible to end NOW,…

Presentation of the “Let the machines work” campaign, by Humanists for UBI

On June 15, 2019, members of Humanists for Universal Basic Income (HUBI) and some friends and supporters met at the Toledo Park of Study and Reflection, to present the annual report of activities for 2018 and begin to design the…

Some psychosocial consequences of the introduction of a universal basic income

With the title A Day of Perspectives from Utopia, Pressenza New York celebrated the ten years of the Agency in a Conference in which three panels have been developed: on wealth -in which basic universal and unconditional income-, women and…

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…