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USBIG NewsFlash Volume 16, no. 84, June 2015
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USBIG NewsFlash Volume 16, no. 84, June 2015

 

NEWS

 
 

FRANCE: Opinion Poll Shows 60% Support for Basic Income


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FRANCE: Basic Income pilot programme feasibility study defeated in Rhône-Alpes regional council

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ITALY: Lombardy to Implement Basic Income Experiment

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CANADA: New Basic Income group launches in Québec

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UNITED STATES: Ralph Nader Voices Support for Basic Income

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UNITED KINGDOM, INTERNATIONAL: Series of online local and international groups formed

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EVENTS

 
 

OXFORD, UK: 1516-2016: A very short historical introduction to Basic Income, June 2, 2015, 5pm

 
 

NEW YORK, NY: Inaugural spring meeting of New York Basic Income Action, May 20, 2015

 
 

Oakland, California: Income For All: A Basic Right? A conversation with author Peter Barnes on May 18

 

 

OPINIONS & REVIEWS

 
 

Book review: ‘Could a Citizen’s Income work?’

 
 

Report from London Futurists’ event

 

 

FROM THE WEB

 
 

Washington Post, “Focus legislative energy on a national carbon policy, not Keystone XL”

 
 

Steve Valk, “Van Hollen bill to price carbon jumpstarts critical dialogue”

 
 

Sam Beckens, “America, We Should Talk About A Basic Income”

 
 

Scott Santens, “John Oliver, Edward Snowden, and Unconditional Basic Income”

 
 

Leon Schreiber, “Small Yet BIG: The Basic Income Guarantee”

 
 

Geoff Crocker, “The Economic Necessity of Basic Income”

 

 

ACADEMIC LITERATURE

 
 

Jurgen De Wispelaere & Leticia Morales, “The Stability of Basic Income: A Constitutional Solution for a Political Problem?”

 
 

Jennifer M. Mays, “Countering disablism: an alternative universal income support system based on egalitarianism”

 
 

Malcolm Torry, “Two feasible ways to implement a revenue neutral Citizen’s Income scheme”

 

 

VIDEOS

 
 

University of Manitoba, “Working towards a Basic Income for Manitoba & Canada”

 
 

Jeremy Howard, “The wonderful and terrifying implications of computers that can learn”

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The USBIG NewsFlash is both the newsletter of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee (USBIG) Network and the U.S. edition of the Basic Income Earth Network’s NewsFlash. The USBIG Network promotes the discussion of the Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) in the United States. BIG is a policy that would unconditionally guarantee at least a subsistence-level income for everyone. 

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