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Basic Income: The Case for a Significant New Policy

Guy Standing - Basic Income: the case for a significant new policy

In conjunction with Basic Income New Zealand and Auckland Debating Society, we present Guy Standing, leading international speaker on Basic Income, author of The Precariat, with as a panel to respond to his presentation, Sue Bradford and Keith Rankin.

Guy Standing is a Professorial Research Associate at SOAS, University of London, and a founder and co-President of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN), an NGO promoting basic income as a right. He has held chairs at the Universities of Bath and Monash (Australia) and was previously Director of the Socio-Economic Security Programme of the International Labour Organisation.

He is currently working on pilot basic income schemes in India and on issues relating to his two recent books, The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class (2011) and A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens (2014).

Professor Standing's book recently featured in University World News:Higher education and the precariat class.

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When

Thursday 31 August, 6.30pm

Where

Epsom Campus

Lecture Theatre J1

University of Auckland

76 Epsom Ave

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