Basic Income Ireland is organising a series of events throughout Ireland during the month of Sept, to inform about and discuss their proposals for a basic income in Ireland. Advocates believe that a universal, sufficient and unconditional basic income would be a crucial ingredient in a transition to a more sustainable and equal society and economy. Many members of Feasta also take this view and see BI as an important systemic intervention that would have important short-term benefits but that also has the capacity to support the more far-reaching transformations we need.
You read more about basic income at www.basicincomeireland.com…
Longford is to host the Midland’s first TEDx Conference on Friday 29 June at the Backstage Theatre. The theme for TEDx Longford is ‘Change Makers’, with six guest speakers from Ireland and USA. Tickets are available for 12 euros.
This conversation organised by the University of Nottingham featured Brian Davey and Alan Simpson, the sustainable economics advisor to the shadow chancellor in the UK. The event was chaired by Andreas Bieler, Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) at Nottingham University.…
Basic Income Ireland's Annual Forum, entitled 'Work: What’s Basic Income Got To Do With It?’, will take place at the Carmelite Centre in Dublin on September 16. Meanwhile on October 7, in Derry, there will be a discussion on 'A Basic Income - A Future with Dignity'.
Stop Climate Chaos, of which Feasta is a member, is organising an event in Dublin on the evening of July 22 which will feature an array of fun and informative activities for kids and adults alike with a focus on climate change and sustainability.
The world’s first conference on world basic income will be held in Manchester (UK) on 4th February 2017. The event will explore a new practical solution to global inequality and poverty. Feasta’s Caroline Whyte, who is involved in the CapGlobalCarbon campaign, will be on a conference panel discussing practicalities.
The organisers write:
“To find out more about the proposal for worldwide basic income, please see WBI’s website at www.worldbasicincome.org.uk.
With speakers from a wide range of disciplines and organisations including The Guardian, BIEN, Share The World’s Resources, CapGlobalCarbon, Manchester Migrant Solidarity, national basic income movements, political parties and universities, the …