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Citizen’s Income Trust Conference 2014 Livestream

 
This was the Citizens Income Trust conference held on Friday 6th June 2014, at the British Library.
We would very much like to thank our main speakers: Natalie Bennett (Leader of the Green Party), Dr. Tony Fitzpatrick (Nottingham University), John McDonnell MP, and Professor Guy Standing (SOAS); the panel members: Neal Lawson (Compass), Bert[…]

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#BankofIDEAS: Drugs Peace and Universal Basic Income

The first talk of the evening was by Andria E-Mordaunt: We need alternatives to the war on drugs and war on poor.
An academic, activist and devoted mother, Andria tells about the ‘addicted survivors of the global war on drugs as part of the global war on the poor’

“Harm reduction” is often made an[…]

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Universal Basic Income: Neo-Liberalism’s Achilles Heel?

Contributed by Clive Menzies founder of the group ‘Critical Thinking’ . 
The article:
MORAL ASPECTS OF BASIC INCOME by Tom Streithorst,
makes the case for a citizens income to reignite economic growth, citing lack of demand in the economy as the “only Achilles heel” of the capitalist system. It hails the explosion in productivity although[…]

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