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

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

You can watch Erik Olin Wright at

Events with Feasta member participation

About the author

Caroline Whyte has been involved with Feasta since 2002. She studied ecological economics at Mälardalen University in Sweden, writing a masters thesis on the relationship between central banking and sustainability. She contributed to Feasta's books Fleeing Vesuvius and Sharing for Survival. Along with four other Feasta climate group members she helped to launch the CapGlobalCarbon initative at the COP-21 summit in Paris in December 2015. In February 2017 she participated in the World Basic Income conference in Manchester, discussing the potential for climate action to contribute to reducing poverty and inequality worldwide. She lives in central France, from where she edits the Feasta website.

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