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Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) was founded in 1986 as an international organisation that fosters informed discussion about a Basic Income.

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Sounds like #BasicIncome getting more & more discussion at #UN, this time directly from @antonioguterres, Secretary… https://t.co/efmLXBWTje
9/24
2020
I just emailed my MP, @JustinTrudeau, & @cafreeland in support of #RecoveryUBI. #UniversalBasicIncome will speed up… https://t.co/kHlzHIvOCU
Retweeted by Basic Income EarthEvery day a bigger % of what I find is dedicated to considering a #Canadian #Basicincome Could the frequency of men… https://t.co/Nk2QqUa90l
9/23
2020
Interesting detailed look at #USA Safety Net, and its disintegration under recent conditions… https://t.co/q5eJyWfBNn
9/22
2020
I'm not too familiar with the folks at @VisualCap, but here's a decent infomap of #BasicIncome activities happening… https://t.co/6gO4uxgVBU
9/21
2020
Over in #SaintPaul, #Minnesota, @MayorCarter has apparently pushed through a Cash Transfer scheme aimed at low-inco… https://t.co/4a35hWr3BfWhy we need a “Guaranteed Basic Income” in Canada - @TheTorontoSun. cc. @LeahGazan @CandaceShawNDPhttps://t.co/ROb2RSqB6o
Retweeted by Basic Income EarthYet another new study, this time from #Rwanda, showing that Cash Transfer > Jobs Guarantee @USAID @GiveDirectly https://t.co/OLXWrg77elNot a #UBI, but #SanFrancisco confirms #Pilot Direct Cash Transfer scheme to benefit pregnant Black & Pacific Islan… https://t.co/Tt1LFFa2ixIt is International Basic Income Week #UBI Let's listen to our interview with Pr Guy Standing again, from @SOAS c… https://t.co/zqLF8niKmF
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9/17
2020
Path to a #SouthAfrican #BasicIncome- in stages https://t.co/oa3eJI5ebY #UBI
9/15
2020
Well this definitely revs my engines- news of signature collection for a #European Citizen's Income Initiative, wit… https://t.co/p81dWVrfN9
9/14
2020
If you didn't know it already, #UBI > Food Banks https://t.co/ZkX7WMIR3G @IncomeBasic @basicincomecdn #BasicIncome
9/11
2020
Grand Cash #Covid19 Reflief payment to the populace or the coal industry? https://t.co/aibldMaQdw #UBI #BasicIncome
9/10
2020
Some #basicincome news via @basicincomeorg: Basic Income Grant in Namibia relaunch https://t.co/kTSwqqEddD
Retweeted by Basic Income EarthBig detailed piece here from @FiveThirtyEight on state of #US #Economic Recovery https://t.co/139isEqgPF #UBI #BasicIncome
9/9
2020
Well worth a read https://t.co/qGK7DlSe0E"The future of work can be better than the past. Keep demanding flexible, remote working wherever possible, a unive… https://t.co/5Fvq6gtrMh
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9/8
2020
Some #basicincome news via @basicincomeorg: David Graeber’s death: I am shocked – what more can I say? https://t.co/M7OR4IuW3K
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9/7
2020
Turns out a #US Nationwide Crisis dents consumer spending. If only there were an easy way to get cash into the hand… https://t.co/JKIhIXw1Jn @LionsofLiberty @jack Either I'm one of the four still in your good books, or your following list is still intact s… https://t.co/JHwefJmefE
9/4
2020
First mention I've heard of something sounding like a #SanFrancisco #BasicIncome @MattHaneySFhttps://t.co/beKaZ3s0hJNews as City of #LongBeach, #LA apparently approves first step in setting up #BasicIncome #Pilot project as City Co… https://t.co/peDDjBmeNbAs if the benefits of #BasicIncome weren't already apparent enough, new @Voxdotcom piece on how #UBI has helped peo… https://t.co/7LYTTxqLsi
9/3
2020
🚨 𝘽𝙍𝙀𝘼𝙆𝙄𝙉𝙂! 🚨 Belfast (@belfastcc) just became the sixth council to pass a UBI Lab-proposed motion supporting the… https://t.co/zSqvPcN8IG
Retweeted by Basic Income EarthFurther #US unemployment benefits or a #BasicIncome? @MaxGhenis of @TheUBICenter on why a #UBI would be better https://t.co/pTekR0RkxC#BasicIncome #UBI #UniversalBasicIncome with @DaveChappelle @AndrewYang #PassItOn RT @BasicincomeSe @BIUKWestMidshttps://t.co/earyD93vIv
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9/2
2020
New from @BusinessTimes on ways of reorganising #Singapore's economy in the time of #Covid19, with some slight refe… https://t.co/tGPn8gtFbV @tharga8616 You're totally right, there's a real tendency & danger of misassociating fairly humdrum schemes with mo… https://t.co/4hIrzV1u1b @tharga8616 Charles, appreciate your input as always. I know it's not the full UBI that a lot of us would like, but… https://t.co/yuChxAz3o9Piece here on issues facing implementation of #Spanish #BasicIncome https://t.co/C9qXAeuEOb #UBI
8/31
2020
Catch @guystanding Professorial Research Associate at @SOAS , founding member and honorary co-president of the… https://t.co/zhWk83kWQ3
Retweeted by Basic Income EarthInterested in a deep-dive on the man behind the #Stockton #BasicIncome initiative? @HBO has apparently gone all-in… https://t.co/7Tqq2753GV
8/27
2020
News as #LongBeach, #LA considersw#BasicIncome #Pilot study https://t.co/F9SPvdODzF #UBI @rBasicIncomeUSA @BasicIncome_USA
8/26
2020
Ever referenced the #Alaska #BasicIncome Fund (Alaska Permanent Fund)? Want to know more about it & what this means… https://t.co/7UXec7LUpw
8/24
2020
Upbeat from @VICE on big changes coming to #Canadian welfare payments- arrival of @cafreeland in Finance Minister r… https://t.co/43EfFcjAbW
8/21
2020
Good news from Germany! a new #UBI pilot starts. Up to 1500 people will receive 1200,- Euros a month as part of a 3… https://t.co/xh3eIQF2sW
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8/20
2020
Interesting this- piece on how to reconcile #UniversalBasicServices- things like healthcare, education etc with a… https://t.co/9hYL1q9gRz
8/19
2020
How to help the #Australian Economy recover post-#Covid19? @APPSPolicyForum reckons a #BasicIncome could cut the mu… https://t.co/FBUIaJKl7RMP Leah Gazan (Winnipeg) has tabled a private member's motion in support of #basicincome. You can read and sign he… https://t.co/RBcBRdirru
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8/18
2020
Megalong & detailed article here from @TheEconomist looking at the state of #Macroeconomic thought in the wake of… https://t.co/gZ0JelT9W1BREAKING: New polling shows support for #UBI has increased from 43% last Feb to 55% today. Support has grown across… https://t.co/PPjyG1DyiK
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8/17
2020
Universal Basic Income Accelerates Innovation by Reducing Our Fear of Failure #UBI #BasicIncome https://t.co/E3WM9KGqfy
Retweeted by Basic Income EarthCould a #BasicIncome be used to help reinvigorate the economy over in #Malaysia? Only a teeny tiny reference but fo… https://t.co/C0ax8s04i9
8/14
2020
News from #Manitoba as MP @LeahGazan submits plan to convert Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (#CERB) from tempo… https://t.co/dYNvrQzuh1Another advocate for direct cash to provide economic security. @AndrewYang @TheUBINewsHub @BasicIncomeOrghttps://t.co/4zXIYGPIOQ
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8/13
2020
Could a #BasicIncome be used to fix/mend/save #Capitalism? The folks at the @INSEAD Business School make a compelli… https://t.co/UsjMsORbAEWorking as a freelancer in the gig economy without any standard benefits like healthcare or unemployment insurance,… https://t.co/ga2guGFp10
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8/12
2020
The number of people on zero-hours contracts also increased to more than one million #BasicIncomeNow https://t.co/iQ4GRNND57
Retweeted by Basic Income EarthMovement towards a #UK #BasicIncome could be having a bit of a moment if this is correct- support growing for initi… https://t.co/SZTCMYEvx6Sounds like a form of limited #BasicIncome #Pilot Project could be coming to people in Odisha, #India, here describ… https://t.co/qqPQ6RF3pzThe #basicincome livestream with Ameya Pawar will begin in half an hour. Ameya chaired the first city-led basic inc… https://t.co/NRv7Ovesee
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8/11
2020
Good from @UN_News_Centre highlight capacity of a 'Temporary #BasicIncome' to slow surges of #Covid19 Infections &… https://t.co/On8oa0R6Wm
8/10
2020
News as #UBI-supporting #Democrat Congressional Candidate @BlairWalsingham wins big in #Tennessee https://t.co/zy0161mllF
8/8
2020
The ever-fiscally conservative @TheEconomist magazine turns sights to #BasicIncome with new article '#UBI: From Unt… https://t.co/BCEVyEO8tm
8/7
2020
Remember talk of a #Chicago #BasicIncome Pilot?@Ameya_Pawar_IL, the driving force behind the proposal, is staging a… https://t.co/wPYWiaOxyvGood piece here from @newrepublic on #Pandemic Benefit payments & the state of actual worker wages, with a call for… https://t.co/o4cG5fJBVZThis is cool https://t.co/Lnos5KKEvb
8/6
2020
Our means tested benefit system isn't working. Time for a basic income for all - simple, quick, effective & direct.… https://t.co/yak7lFqEXM
Retweeted by Basic Income EarthPush for #BasicIncome is apparently gaining ground in #Pandemic Conditions, according to new article from… https://t.co/lmcX1PD88kTomorrow night, join special guest speakers for the launch of @UBILabWales. Find out more 👉 https://t.co/tkYfSxCAo2 https://t.co/txpleBJPDm
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8/5
2020
Your man @AndrewYang's @HumanityForward & the @1kprojectorg band together to deliver $1,000 a month to struggling f… https://t.co/uQ89YuRGQk
8/4
2020
A new World Bank report, ‘Exploring Universal Basic Income’ https://t.co/KdKNB8faNc via @@BasicIncomeOrg #UBI #BasicIncomeThe Latin American Basic Income Network https://t.co/Si2fEtpk5N via @@BasicIncomeOrg #UBI #BasicIncomeL’Afrique du Sud pourrait à terme remplacer le versement du montant d’urgence lié au coronavirus par un revenu mini… https://t.co/ItZEAuf4jjNews as @billpeduto's goes in on a Guaranteed Income #Pilot study in #Pittsburgh, as funded with cash from @jack's… https://t.co/19RvIm8uqX
8/3
2020
New from BIEN HQ: L’Assemblée de Corse vote un impôt négatif sur le revenu et un revenu de base théorique… https://t.co/ifwJ4PGG2v
8/2
2020
Anybody who has ever struggled to justify #BasicIncome policies with respect to #ClimateChange Policy will be pleas… https://t.co/dRJo4EuSvQ
7/31
2020
New from BIEN HQ: A new overview report from the Stanford UBI Lab https://t.co/88O3NW176A via @@BasicIncomeOrgTired of being told #BasicIncome can't work because it'll remove every incentive to work? New @Yale study finds… https://t.co/EawFfThFgQ
7/30
2020
New from BIEN HQ: A Canadian Sayout newsletter article about Basic Income https://t.co/FMepiavi1R via @@BasicIncomeOrgThe Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy will be broader and better targeted to help make sure Canadian workers and busine… https://t.co/x9ZMf2Gxag
Retweeted by Basic Income EarthWrote a piece reflecting on some of my experiences out on the trail. Hope you enjoy it. https://t.co/gm0AcqeMdr
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7/29
2020
New from BIEN HQ: South Africa to Replace Emergency Coronavirus Cash Transfer with Basic Income Grant… https://t.co/J2kp9PH0UWThis highlights some of my favorite things about #UBI - “the positive change that becomes possible when you invest… https://t.co/dLAD6XZtNh
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7/28
2020
Detailed study co-authored by @KarlWiderquist on introduction of #BasicIncome in #UK estimates it would almost elim… https://t.co/H1gEQ5eXA6Quick piece on $600 monthly 'unemployment benefit' paid out in #USA following #Covid-19 Outbreak as a sort of… https://t.co/HkDxQAhian
7/27
2020
New from BIEN HQ: The third Basic Income Conversation https://t.co/PTzMQrKtSb via @@BasicIncomeOrg
7/26
2020
We have one. It’s called Universal Basic Income. https://t.co/r17uGzX4cD
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7/24
2020
New from BIEN HQ: An analysis of a Basic Income scheme proposed for the UK https://t.co/TLTvLp80D8 via @@BasicIncomeOrgIntroducing UBI Women Wednesdays! Every Wednesday we will be sharing a video about how UBI could help women! Here… https://t.co/DK3FwAZQh0
Retweeted by Basic Income EarthNews as @UNDP calls for 'Temporary #BasicIncome' to help protect world's poorest people due to #Covid19- second @UNhttps://t.co/FFxymB28OC
7/23
2020
Wow. #UN Assistant Secretary-General, @kanniwignaraja, making the in-writing case for a #UBI It's a rough year… https://t.co/YZXkrB1nhJ
7/21
2020
New from BIEN HQ: International Basic Income Week 2020 https://t.co/0Bw0PpEant via @@BasicIncomeOrgNew from BIEN HQ: UN Secretary General proposes Basic Income https://t.co/LKB4DCAl5e via @@BasicIncomeOrgSecretary-General of @UN @antonioguterres speaks out against institutionalised inequality, says #Covid19 gives 'gen… https://t.co/uD7llX8TIpThis from @Salon is worth a read- article claiming that #Covid19 is making us rethink the connection between work &… https://t.co/hXIi8PYxEq
7/20
2020
New from BIEN HQ: South Africa: A talk by Guy Standing https://t.co/2efTGt9yzn via @@BasicIncomeOrg
7/18
2020
The @UBILabNetwork is looking for locally and nationally known "celebrities" in each lab city/area to get behind th… https://t.co/yi73OkNQJ8
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7/17
2020
New from BIEN HQ: Canadian artists call for an income guarantee https://t.co/MtR8dklbez via @@BasicIncomeOrgWell well worth a read this from @ScoopNZ- detailed look at what #BasicIncome in #NeweZealand would look like, with… https://t.co/JKvyUU8HZxGood, big & upbeat write-up on the #Stockton #BasicIncome experiment put in place by Mayor @MichaelDTubbs in… https://t.co/KtUwQlex4p
7/16
2020
New from BIEN HQ: Etats Unis d’Amérique : 150 économistes signent une lettre ouverte et plaident pour le paiement d… https://t.co/ymUL4ESDtpNew from BIEN HQ: Prospect magazine top fifty thinkers https://t.co/VoJRMqI6BX via @@BasicIncomeOrgNow 24 UBI Labs in the @UBILabNetwork The momentum is growing for #BasicIncome If you want to join our movement… https://t.co/GhFUtVx9En
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7/15
2020
New from BIEN HQ: Namibia – UBI success and institutional failure https://t.co/YI90qVYDEm via @@BasicIncomeOrgMore great content to tune into, 'Basic Income & the Future of Work' is live tomorrow! https://t.co/TzeJrfJLfi
Retweeted by Basic Income EarthVERY exciting news https://t.co/MgD1MeWV19
7/14
2020
New from BIEN HQ: Spain: Daniel Raventós talks about Basic Income at Parliamentary Commission https://t.co/YXTqYuVnGI via @@BasicIncomeOrgNew from BIEN HQ: USA: Open letter signed by 150 economists https://t.co/EptIyFRYBF via @@BasicIncomeOrg
7/13
2020

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