11th Annual Congress, May 3–5, 2012

11th North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress

Toronto, May 3-5, 2012

Held at the University of Toronto, the conference included more than 60 presentations.

Featured speakers included:

  • Richard Wilkinson, co-author of The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better;
  • Charles Karelis, author of The Persistence of Poverty: Why the Economics of the Well-Off Can’t Help the Poor;
  • Erik Olin Wright, author of American Society: How it Actually Works;
  • Armine Yalnizyan, of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives;
  • John Rook, of the National Council of Welfare (Canada);
  • Evelyn Forget, of the University of Manitoba;
  • Trish Hennessey, of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives; and
  • Dan Meades, of Vibrant Communities Calgary.