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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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Thursday 31 August, 6.30pm


Epsom Campus

Lecture Theatre J1

University of Auckland

76 Epsom Ave

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Fabian events pre-election period 2017

The two themes driving these sessions are:

• Do not waste an election! Ideas for reform in a new government.

• The progressive collaboration: Labour / Greens in a progressive government. MP/candidates to speak and commentators to probe a little.

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Wed Sept 6th OGB Lecture Theatre 3 Michael Woods,Barry Coates, Jill Ovens &Richard Pamatatau A progressive economy: inclusive, creative and sustainable

Thu Sept 14th OGB Lecture Theatre 3 David Parker, Catherine Delahunty, Rod Oram & Scott Macindoe Water is everything; why we must do better

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New talent for a new government - Radhakrishnan, Ghahraman, Tamu & White - August 2017 (Audio)

Anderson & Michie - We can do better with our approach to prisons and justice - August 2017 (Audio)

Twyford & Genter - For the Love of Auckland - July 2017 (Audio)

Bill Rosenberg - What would a People's Budget look like? (Audio)

Bill Rosenberg - What would a People's Budget look like? (Slides)

Annie Newman & Sam Huggard - The looming election: a union perspective - May 2017 (audio)

Michael Cullen & Mike O'Brien - Social Investment (Audio)

Mike O'Brien - Social Investment (Slides)

Alan Johnson - State of the Nation 2017 (Audio)

Alan Johnson - State of the Nation 2017 (Slides)

John Quiggin - After Reform: the Economic Policy Agenda in the 21st Century (Audio)

John Quiggin - After Reform: the Economic Policy Agenda in the 21st Century (Slides)

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