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NewsFlash Volume 106, April 2017

NEWS

QUEBEC, CANADA: Government “hints at” Guaranteed Minimum Income in new budget

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BitNation: Recent Advances in Cryptocurrency See Basic Income Tested

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PORTUGAL: Future of work and basic income is discussed in national TV, for the first time

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Taiwan holds ‘historic’ basic income conference

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US / KENYA: New study published on results of basic income pilot in Kenya

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World premiere of Basic Income documentary Free Lunch Society
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ISRAEL: Government plans to research idea of basic income
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ONTARIO, CANADA: Government releases summary of consultations on minimum income pilot
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HUNGARY: Prime Minister Viktor Orbán speaks harshly against basic income
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FRANCE: Benoît Hamon dilutes basic income proposal
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Bill Gates Addresses UBI on Reddit AMA
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AUSTRALIA: Group within Labor Left pushing for UBI
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Confusion surrounds EU Leader’s alleged endorsement of Basic Income
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EVENTS

ITALY: "Automation, future of work, and guaranteed income”

Rome - March 4th - 7th 2017
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USA: What do people do when they are given cash with no strings attached?

Stanford - March 8th 2017
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THE NETHERLANDS: “A Basic Income, Full Speed Ahead!!”
Rotterdam - January 23rd 2017
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FROM THE WEB

Gideon Haigh, “Basic income for all: a 500-year-old idea whose time has come?”

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Raine Tiessalo, “Universal basic income ‘useless’, says Finland’s biggest union”

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Brad Vorecek, “The Basic Income and Job Guarantees are Complementary, not Opposing Policies”

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Charlie Wood, “Guaranteed paycheck: Does a ‘basic income’ encourage laziness?”

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Joe Chrisp, “Basic income: beyond left and right?”

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Paul, Darity, and Hamilton, “Why We Need a Federal Job Guarantee”

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Shanta Devarajan, “Three reasons for universal basic income”

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JAPAN: Interview with Toru Yamamori, The Nikkei

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ACADEMIC LITERATURE

Bedia François Aka, “Feasible utopia: cutting poverty rate in half using basic income grants in regions and cities of Côte d’Ivoire”

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Patricia Schulz, “Universal basic income in a feminist perspective and gender analysis”

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Political foundation Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung recommends “more detailed empirical research” on basic income for UK

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Kamerade-Hanta and Bennett, “Rewarding work: cross-national differences in benefits, volunteering during unemployment, well-being and mental health”

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Simpson, et al, “The Manitoba Basic Annual Income Experiment: Lessons Learned 40 Years Later”

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OPINIONS & REVIEW

The job guarantee and automation

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Financing a UBI from existing benefits

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The facts of the basic income movement

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Breaking the Vicious Circle: Basic Income and Sexual Exploitation

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OPINION: Basic Income’s Terminological Quagmire

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Basic Income in India Conference to be held amid National Interest in UBI

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US: Libertarian VP candidate supports basic income

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Helicopter money and basic income: friends or foes?

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AUDIO / VIDEO

VIDEO: Nicole Teke at Crowdsource Week

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Former US Labor Secetary Robert Reich fields questions about Basic Income at Google

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Dinheiro gratis (Free money): podcast with André Coelho in Rádio Renascença (Portugal)

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Dinheiro gratis (Free money): podcast with André Coelho in Rádio Renascença (Portugal)

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AUDIO: “Can Less Work be More Fair?” Interview with Green Institute Director

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Thurston Powers, Tyler Prochazka, “WSCJR EP 14: Basic Income part. 2”

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