How the basic income movement in Greece was born in the middle of April 2013.
In Switzerland, a federal initiative for unconditional basic income has collected more than 110.000 signatures, becoming the first country where the People will be directly to approve (or not) the idea. While the result of such a votation is still very uncertain, the worldwide debate may get bigger.
Guy Standing is Professor of Economic Security at the University of Bath and a founder member and co-president of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN), a non-governmental organisation that promotes a citizenship income for all. He worked at the International Labor Organization as researcher for many years and is author of “The Precariat — […]