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A new project from FRIBIS: Universal Basic Income and Gender

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/11/2021 - 4:43am in

The Freiburg Institute for Basic Income Studies (FRIBIS), a network of several faculties at the University of Freiburg, has expanded with a new international team which focuses on basic income and gender issues, pulled together by Enno Schmidt. It uses as a starting point, the study by Prof. Toru Yamamori on the British women’s liberation […]

Social Sciences Week 2021 events

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 26/08/2021 - 8:07am in

The School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Sydney is once again proud to partner with Social Sciences Week Australia for an exciting week of public talks showcasing the diversity and relevance of social science research in our community and society.

Our political economists are involved in two panels on basic income and energy transition, and there are other events on the politics and inequalities of the pandemic. All events free, online and open to all.

From Bailouts to Basic Income?

Friday 10 September, 2pm – More here

 

COVID, Green Energy, Social and Natural Environments

Friday 10 September, 11am – More here

 

Emotion Inequality in Pandemic Australia

Wednesday 8 September, 11am – More here

 

Politics of bad behaviour – anti-vaxxers and the anti-science backlash

Monday 6 September, 1pm – More here

 

 

 

 

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Taiwan holds first online basic income summit

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 25/08/2021 - 8:44pm in

After over a year of avoiding significant local COVID outbreaks, Taiwan experienced a scare in May with hundreds of cases emerging. This brought the idea of universal cash payments to the forefront of Taiwan’s political debate as millions of jobs were destabilized overnight. With this backdrop, UBI Taiwan held its first-ever online basic income summit […]

Alaska Permanent Fund Defenders campaign to save and improve it

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 21/07/2021 - 8:04pm in

The Alaska Permenent Fund (APF), which started in 1982 to give all Alaskans a share of its oil revenue, is as close to a basic income by BIEN’s definition as has been achieved world-wide. It is paid to each individual regardless of age, without means tests or other conditions, and regularly every year, although the […]

3rd Gyeonggi Basic Income Conference featured researchers from BIEN

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 06/07/2021 - 4:21pm in

With the theme, ‘From the COVID-19 Disaster to New Great Transition, Basic Income!’ the 3rd annual Basic Income International Conference was held in Gyeonggi Provence, South Korea, 28-29 April 2021. Hosted by the Gyeonggi Provincial Government, and organised by Gyeonggi Research Institute (GRI), Gyeonggi-do Market Revitalization Agency (GMRA), KINTEX, and the Basic Income Korean Network […]

A luta continua: A Memorable Day for Eduardo and BIEN

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 06/07/2021 - 2:50am in

The ancient Greeks had three Gods of Time, and on the auspicious occasion of the 80th birthday of one of our most loyal and outstanding BIEN members, it is a delight to be able to congratulate Eduardo Suplicy, and to say that he defies one of those Gods, Chronos, while being a poster child for […]

Podcast on Gender Budgeting

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 19/06/2021 - 1:48am in

Research Associate Lekha Chakraborty, recently chosen to join the governing council of the International Institute for Public Finance, was interviewed for an Onmanorama podcast on the question of gender budgeting and the advantages of centering care work.

Chakraborty argues policymakers in India should prioritize integrating a comprehensive care economy policy package in macroeconomic management, and laments the separation (disciplinary and otherwise) between questions of gender and of macroeconomics. In the context of the ongoing pandemic, she advocates sending monthly cash transfers to women engaged in otherwise unpaid and undervalued household work.

Podcast on Gender Budgeting

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 19/06/2021 - 1:48am in

Research Associate Lekha Chakraborty, recently chosen to join the governing council of the International Institute for Public Finance, was interviewed for an Onmanorama podcast on the question of gender budgeting and the advantages of centering care work.

Chakraborty argues policymakers in India should prioritize integrating a comprehensive care economy policy package in macroeconomic management, and laments the separation (disciplinary and otherwise) between questions of gender and of macroeconomics. In the context of the ongoing pandemic, she advocates sending monthly cash transfers to women engaged in otherwise unpaid and undervalued household work.

BIRAL Seminar: International Perspectives in Basic Income Messaging

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 11/06/2021 - 2:43am in

Please join us for the second BIRAL seminar: “International Perspectives in Basic Income Messaging,” hosted by the Jain Family Institute (JFI) on the 14th of June, 2021 at 12PM EST – New York, 1PM São Paulo, 5PM London, 6PM Berlin. A recording of this seminar is now available on YouTube. The event features guaranteed income researchers […]

Basic Income trial confirmed in Wales

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 09/06/2021 - 2:18am in

Mark Drakeford, Wales’ new First Minister, announced soon after the Senedd elections in May that the government will launch a basic income trial in the country. As Basic Income News mentioned over a month ago, the support for trialing basic income in the country has greatly increased and Drakeford has confirmed that a pilot will […]

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