Posted by Ian Schlakman on August 11, 2019 at 10:32 AM
It's Basic Income Week and tonight we're hosting a very special event and you're invited!
If you're in the New York City area please join us in person at John Jay College (flier below).
But even if you're across the country you can still join us tonight by watching the livestream. At 7pm EST tonight we'll be sharing the livestream of the event over on our Facebook page, fb.com/BasicIncomeAction
Plus we've just confirmed a last minute special surprise guest who will be joining us! You won't want to miss this!Read more
Come join us for another chill and inspiring Basic Income Movie Night! March 8th, 2018 at 6:30pm. Meet with new friends and already friends who want to learn more about Universal Basic Income and related issues, watch short video clips about Basic Income and let's talk while sipping Ben's now famous warm mulled wine and munching on snacks. This month, we have an invited guest from Italy who will be talking about UBI news from Italia, ciao! Lovely venue, lovely people, we welcome snacks for the table and donations but these are NOT required. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org appreciated, but not required--sure helps to figure out how much wine we need!
40 Rector Street, 9th floor
6:30 to 8:30pm
1 train to Rector Street
Our sister organization has just announced the next Nort American Basic Income Congress. Join us in NYC this summer.Read more
Last month ago in New York, a little boy named Zamair Coombs was killed by his mother. Though little has been said about the circumstances of this Brooklyn family, it is known that they were at least occasionally smoking marijuana, and that the mother had had visits from children’s services before. A witness to her arrest noted that she seemed emotionless at the time of her arrest. Another boy died in a different family before Zamair, named Zymere Perkins. That mother too, had seemed indifferent to the death of her child, and not even the realization that he was gone forever seemed to wake the emotion in her.Read more
This is a significant moment for basic income in the United States. The Economic Security Project is launching less than a month after an election where tens of millions of Americans expressed frustration with an economic system that seems rigged against them.Read more