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USBIG NewsFlash Volume 16, no. 82, April 2015
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USBIG NewsFlash Volume 16, no. 82, April 2015

 

NEWS

 

EUROPE: 19 economists call on the ECB to make ‘QE for the people’ in a letter to the Financial Times

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ITALY: 65,000 people support anti-mafia campaign for a ‘dignity income’

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SPAIN: Podemos working group seeks 37,000 signatures to reinstate basic income as a manifesto commitment

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BITNATION: Basic income application set for BitNation

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FINLAND: Pro-Basic Income Centre Party wins election


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UNITED KINGDOM: National Union of Students Women’s Campaign adopts Universal Basic Income calling it ‘an extremely important feminist issue’

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USA: Oregon introduces two Cap and Dividend Bills

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UNITED STATES: Most recent Progressive Change Campaign Committee pool results get discussed by basic income advocates and critics

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Japan: MP from the ruling party refers to BIG

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NETHERLANDS: Basic Income activists initiates crowd funding process to finance his own Basic Income

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UNITED KINGDOM: ITV poll shows 36% of citizens in favor of BIG

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SCOTLAND: Greens Manifesto 2015 refers to BIG

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Japan: MP from opposition refers to BIG

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UPCOMING EVENTS

INTERNATIONAL: May Day for BIG

from
https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/24575-basic-income-day-is-1st-of-may

OPINIONS & REVIEWS

 

Review of “Debt: The First 5,000 Years,” by David Graeber

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FROM THE WEB

 

VIDEO: “David Graeber, Resistance In A Time Of Total Bureaucratization”

 

VIDEO: 8 al dia amb Josep Cuní , “With a basic income poverty disappears, by definition [Amb una renda bàsica desapareix, per definició, la pobresa]”

 

Daniel Raventós and Julie Wark, “Free Money for Everyone! What’s the World Coming To?”

 

Scott Santens, “Basic Income is Impossible (And so were all of these other ideas)”

 

Guy Standing, “The Growing Precariat: Why We Need a Universal Basic Income”

 

Tim Borney, “Interview: Neil Jacobstein discusses the future of jobs, universal basic income and the ethical dangers of AI”

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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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