Category Archives: Event

Online: Internet interactive coverage planned for the NABIG Congress, Feb. 26-Mar. 1

Those who can’t attend the Fourteenth North American Basic Income Guarantee (NABIG) Congress in person can participate online in several ways. An independent group of bloggers from Basic Income Project, LLC will be covering the Congress. The broadcast will be live and accessible from during the event, and recordings will be available at that same address after the event has concluded. There

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TOKYO, Japan: Thinking About Basic Income, 10th March, 2015.

Tomoyuki Taira, former MP who has been vocal for anti-nuclear power plants, has recently started to advocate a basic income. He will organize an event where he will give a lecture on the concept on 10th March at Shimokitazawa, Tokyo. The language used would be Japanese. Time and Date: 19.30-21.30, 10th March, 2015 Venue: Studio BEIDO Shimokitazawa F studio, Basement,

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New York, NY: The Basic Income Guarantee movement will have events in three boroughs on the last weekend in February

The Basic Income Guarantee is a simple idea: income doesn’t need to start at zero. A good functioning society can ensure everyone a small, unconditional income large enough to meet their basic need needs, while everything else they make in the market after taxes is theirs to keep. With basic income no one is destitute, but everyone has incentive to

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Long Island City, NY, NY: Preconference Public Discussion, “New Possibilities for the Basic Income Movement,” Thursday, February 26, 6:30-9pm

The Fourteenth Annual North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress will kick off on Thursday, February 26 with a free and open public discussion on “New Possibilities for the Basic Income Movement.” Admission is free and everyone is welcome. The event program is: Welcome: Steven Shafarman, the USBIG Network Frances Fox Piven, the City University of New York Marshall Brain, entrepreneur

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EVENT: The case for the Universal Basic Income – London Futurists (London, Feb 14)

The London Futurists are holding a meeting titled “The case for the Universal Basic Income” on 14 February 2015 in London at Birkbeck College.  With increasing levels of automation in the business sector, jobs may be disappearing faster than previously thought, and a basic income may be a requirement of a new social contract of sorts. The London Futurists will

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EVENT: A Basic Income For Canada and Manitoba Why Not? (Winnipeg, february 5th 2015)


The University of Manitoba will host a one-day symposium, entitled, “A Basic Income For Canada and Manitoba: Why Not?” The featured Speaker is Jurgen De Wispelaere, a Fellow at the Institute for Health and Social Policy at McGill University, Montreal Canada. He is a founding editor of the journal Basic Income Studies, co-editor of three books, and author of dozens

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Brooklyn, NY and 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, and even as part of

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