Basic Income Ireland: first public event

Feb 15, 2013 1 Comment by

A number of Feasta members, including director Anne Ryan, are involved with the new organisation Basic Income Ireland. They will be having an introductory meeting on Thursday March 7th, at NUI Maynooth, 7-9pm
Auxilia 1, North (New) Campus.

The evening is free and it will be organised to give everyone a chance to participate and
offer their opinions about a universal basic income.

Guest participant: Erik Olin Wright

The campus is within walking distance of the bus terminus and railway station and
signposted from the centre of the village of Maynooth. There is also plenty of free
parking on campus after 5pm. More information on the venue at http://www.nuim.ie/
location/
.

If you are travelling by public transport, are not familiar with Maynooth, and
want someone to meet you in the town to guide you to the campus, please email
basic.income@nuim.ie.

You can watch Erik Olin Wright at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpwT-KMN568.

Events with Feasta member participation

About the author

Caroline Whyte collaborated with Richard Douthwaite on an online update of his book Short Circuit: Strengthening Local Economies in an Unstable World in 2002-3 and went on to study ecological economics at Mälardalen University in Sweden in 2005-6, writing a masters thesis on the relationship between central banking and sustainability. She compiled the conclusion for Feasta's 2011 book Fleeing Vesuvius and was a contributor to the Feasta Climate Group's book Sharing for Survival in 2012. She lives in central France, from where she edits the Feasta website.

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