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USBIG NewsFlash Volume 16, no. 89, November 2015
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USBIG NewsFlash Volume 16, no. 89, November 2015

 
NEWS
 
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UNITED STATES: Leading economists and business people discuss Basic Income at the World Summit on Technological Unemployment

 
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ALASKA: The state’s mini-basic income comes under increasing attack

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UNITED STATES: Detroit activist Grace Lee Boggs dies at 100, she endorsed city-level universal basic income

 
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ALASKA: Study Links Permanent Fund Dividend with Increased Birth Weight

NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
 
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SWITZERLAND: Parliament rejects basic income initiative, but poll shows popular support

 
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SOUTH KOREA: Seongnam City announced to implement ‘Youth Dividend’

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PORTUGAL: New book from authors André Barata and Renato Miguel do Carmo released

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ITALY: Friuli-Venezia Giulia region introduces a minimum income experiment

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Portugal: First pro-Basic Income congressman gets elected to parliament

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FINLAND: Government Forms Research Team to Design Basic Income Pilots

 
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Portugal: Presidency candidate Manuela Gonzaga supports basic income

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NAMIBIA: Basic Income Grant Back on National Agenda

 
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PORTUGAL: Paulo Borges runs for President, while defending basic income

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United Kingdom: Opposition’s Economic Adviser Argues for UBI

EVENTS
 
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SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Political and Technological Strategies towards a post-Scarcity Society










 
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SAN FRANCISCO: Universal Basic Income Createathon, November 13-15

 
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada: Call for Participation in the 15th North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress, 12-15 May 2016

FROM THE WEB
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Basic Income NYC, “what would you do?”

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Federico Pistono, “As tech threatens jobs, we must test a universal basic income”

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Christine Emba, “Universal basic income: A primer”

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UNITED STATES: U.S. Department of Arts and Culture Sponsors Basic Income Grant

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Roy Bahat, “To support innovation, subsidize creators”

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Tom Streithorst, “A New Golden Age Part III: The Basic Income Guarantee”

OPINIONS & REVIEWS
 
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Disputing Citizenship, a review

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Basic Income as the Core of the Economy

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Charity is for setbacks, not systematic shortfalls

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My libertarian-socialist working feeling

ACADEMIC LITERATURE
 
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Robin Jessen, Davud Rostam-Afschar, and Viktor Steiner, “Welche Effekte hätte ein bedingungsloses Grundeinkommen für Deutschland?” [What effects would a Basic Income have for Germany?]

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Herbert Jauch, “The Rise and Fall of the Basic Income Grant Campaign: Lessons from Namibia”

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David Casassas and Jurgen De Wispelaere “Republicanism and the political economy of democracy.”

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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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