Agora99 is a Euro-Mediterranean meeting on Debt, Democracy and Rights aimed to create a wide and shared process towards a Europe of the commons. It met on the 1st-3rd November 2013
Swiss to Vote on Guaranteed $2800 Monthly Income for All Adults
From Diana – Some potentially useful links:
European initiative: http://basicincome2013.eu/
UK group: http://basicincome.org.uk/
Clues to why UBI is supported by very different groups, for very different reasons (including some neoliberals!):
I still reckon the risks of it being turned on its[…]
This is the question being asked by a few people. Kensington and Chelsea contains some of the most expensive real estate in London, yet there are a number of empty residential properties, some empty for years.
In this case, it has become more profitable to keep a property empty instead of having them occupied. Statistics[…]
Latest move for the anti-fracking campaign. Report from one of the protectors.
BALCOMBE COMMUNITY PROTECTION CAMP VIGIL.
23.41. the Camp and the environmental vigilantes are still all well. about a dozen or so here this evening, all people who have been part of the camp for ages, calm and sensible typs. thers a blazing fire[…]
To launch the new issue of STIR our guests will discuss the alternatives and possible innovations to our financial system.
STIR’s 3rd issue ‘The Future of Money’ looks at the alternatives and possible innovations to our financial system.
In the issue philosopher activist Nina Power gives an account of money, campaigner Fran Boait describes Positive[…]
Recently we have been experiencing some criticisms about the Balcombe Community Protection Camp. Apparently, we have left the site in a worse state than how we first found it.
Please check these photos.
Greenwood/Cuadrilla site, as managed by the Balcombe Estate. This dump was covered by a bulldozer, when they found Camp Protectors taking photos.[…]Read more →
PUBLIC DEBATE: To Address Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking).
SPEAKERS: James Woudhuysen -Professor of Forecasting & Innovation at de Montfort University: [Pro]
David Smythe, Emeritus Professor of Geophysics, University of Glasgow: [Anti]
Public Debate to address Hydraulic Fracturing in the UK
7-9pm October 6th
All Saints Centre, Friars Walk, Lewes BN7 2LE
Speakers: James Woudhuysen (pro)[…]
Join us on Saturday 5th October to block roads and stop the Government’s changes to Legal Aid!
Their cuts have already devastated education, healthcare, welfare and housing. Now, the proposed changes to Legal Aid will take away our ability to challenge them and block all but the rich from access to justice. People will[…]