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The false dream of Europe threatens the left - weekly briefing

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 19/02/2018 - 10:26pm in

Those trying to force Corbyn to change his position on Brexit are paving the way for disaster, argues Lindsey German

Uncomfortable Truths

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 18/02/2018 - 4:41pm in

Who would have thought an analysis of corporate tax policy would set so many pulses racing? Perhaps it was a form of group therapy for the nation after weeks of seeking to shut out images Read more…

Unco-operative capitalism - weekly briefing

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 16/02/2018 - 8:21am in

The showdown between public need and private greed will mean taking on the banks and the City from the get-go, argues Lindsey German

Korea: Conference held to design basic income experiment

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 15/02/2018 - 2:08pm in

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South Korea’s government included an expenditure to design potential models for a basic income experiment into the 2018 budget.

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BIG PILOT PROJECT IN NAMIBIA HAS POSITIVE IMPACT (from 2008)

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 15/02/2018 - 5:00am in

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This essay was originally published in the USBIG NewsFlash in October 2008.   In January 2008, a Basic Income Grant (BIG) pilot project began in the Otjivero-Omitara area in Namibia. All residents below the age of 60 years receive a Basic Income Grant of 100 Namibian dollars per person per month, without any conditions attached. According to BIEN, the grant

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Westminster and the Brexit bubble

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 15/02/2018 - 3:37am in

Westminster is stuck in a Brexit bubble. The left need to provide an alternative to the washed-up parliamentary politics argues Chris Bambery

WHAT DOES THE STONE AGE HAVE TO DO WITH US? (from 2008)

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 08/02/2018 - 4:57am in

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This essay was originally published in the USBIG NewsFlash in June 2008.   What does the Stone Age have to do with modern justice? According to property rights advocates: everything; their arguments rely on two factual claims that can be enlightened by a look at prehistoric anthropology. (1) Property begins as individual property and then governments come along and impose

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Basic Income Korea Network holds sixth General Assembly

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 07/02/2018 - 1:43pm in

The 6th General Assembly (GA) of Basic Income Korea Network was held in Seoul. The GA is held every January, in which we examine the activities of last year and decide what activities we should carry out in the following year.

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The War? The Suffragettes? How did women win the right to vote?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 07/02/2018 - 4:17am in

On the centenary of women winning the right to vote, Katherine Connelly explores how they fought for their rights and resisted war

Despatches from the Tory civil war – weekly briefing

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 05/02/2018 - 8:17pm in

It’s a mistake to allow ruling class divisions on the EU to be refracted onto our side, argues Lindsey German  

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