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
Lecture Theatre J1
University of Auckland
76 Epsom Ave
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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