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BIEN NewsFlash 100, October 2016
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NewsFlash Volume 100, October 2016

NEWS

UK: Major Trade Union Federation Endorses UBI

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ONTARIO, CANADA: New Report on Minimum Income Pilot

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UK: Fabian Society releases report covering basic income and “individual credits”

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FINLAND: Governmental announcement of the basic income experiment: the Greens’ response

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UK: Labour Party Leadership Contender Dismisses Basic Income

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INDIA: Government Economic Survey to address UBI

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UK: Prime Minister controversially proposes to distribute fracking revenues to households

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NETHERLANDS: Basic Income debated for first time in Parliament

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UNITED STATES: U.S. Congress Discusses Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and Basic Income

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UK: Labour Leader to Investigate Universal Basic Income

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WORLDWIDE: Ninth International Basic Income Week (Sep 19-25)

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NETHERLANDS: Debate about unconditional Basic Income in Parliament

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UK: UBI Debate Held in House of Commons

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ALASKA, US: Senator files suit against Governor’s veto of half of Permanent Fund Dividend

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SPAIN [Basque Country]: Political party Elkarrekin Podemos defends basic income in upcoming elections

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FINLAND: Governmental announcement for the basic income experiment: the Pirates’ response

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CANADA: BICN’s Recent Submission to the Finance Committee

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US / KENYA: Charity GiveDirectly announces initial basic income pilot study
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FRANCE: Prime Minister Pledges Again to Open the Debate on Basic Income
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AUSTRALIA: Fabians Host Well-Attended Panel on UBI
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US: Results of Third Basic Income Create-a-thon
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CANADA: Basic Income Petition Gathers Over 20,000 Signatures
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MEXICO: Mexico City Constitution may include Basic Income
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ALASKA, US: Amount of 2016 Permanent Fund Dividend to be $1022
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EVENTS

JAPAN: Symposium on Basic Income for Degrowth

Kyoto - September 11th 2016 
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AUSTRIA: Guy Standing at Vienna Greens, TEDx events

Vienna - September 15&17th 2016
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POLAND: European Forum for New Ideas

Sopot - September 28-30th 2016 
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SPAIN: Daniel Raventós at University-held Basic Income debate (Sep 7)

Alicante - September 7th 2016
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BELGIUM: BIEN Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Louvain-la-Neuve - October 1st 2016
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BELGIUM: Basic Income debate & Philippe Van Parijs talk

Antwerp - September 19th 2016
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CZECH REPUBLIC: Guy Standing TEDx Talk
Prague - October 30th 2016
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CANADA: Events for International Basic Income Week
Quebec - September 19-25th 2016
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FROM THE WEB

Nickolaus Hines, “Robots Could Make Basic Income a Necessity”

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Canadian Dimension Special Edition on Basic Income

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Marcus Brancaglione, “Renda Básica Universal já não é mais um assunto tão maldito assim [Basic Income is not an issue so damned anymore]”

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OPINIONS & REVIEW

Finnish basic income experiment: Fear of the consequences

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Basic Income, Job Guarantees and the Non-Monetary Value of Jobs: Response to Davenport and Kirby

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An Unconditional Basic Income for 60 Plus

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What do we have here? IMF economists defending basic income?

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Social security and social inclusion

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Reconciling UBI with Immigration Concerns

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I see no plan: Basic income as purchasing power

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An Interview with Jenna van Draanen

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AUDIO / VIDEO

VIDEOS: Basic Income LA on Homelessness, Domestic Violence

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VIDEO: Philippe Van Parijs at TEDx Ghent

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VIDEO: Reinvent’s “This Future of Sharing” series

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VIDEO: Ray Kurzweil on Universal Basic Income

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