Entries by David Thomas

10th Annual Congress, February 25–27, 2011

Models for Social Transformation New York City, February 25 – 27, 2011 This conference was a joint event of the USBIG Network, and BI/RG Canada. It was held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Economic Association (EEA). Featured speakers included Stanley Aronowitz, of the City University of New York, and Charles Murray, of the […]

8th Annual Congress, February 27–March 1, 2009

8th Congress of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network New York City, February 27 – March 1, 2009 Sheraton New York Hotel 811 Seventh Avenue at 53rd Street., New York, NY Speakers Opening Speakers Moderator: Michael Howard Senator Hugh Segal: The Infrastructure of Civility: Basic Income and Economic Recovery Steve Pressman, Justice and History: The Big […]

7th Annual Congress, March 7 – 9, 2008

What Next: Framing a BIG Discussion for the Next Election and Beyond March 7 – 9, 2008, Boston Featured Speakers: Philippe Van Parijs, Eduardo Suplicy, Guy Standing, Yannick Vanderborght, Jurgen De Wispelaere, Sean Healy and Brigid Reynolds

NewsFlash Vol. 5–8

Volume 8 No. 46 – Fall 2007 No. 45 – Summer 2007 No. 44 – Spring 2007 No. 43 – Winter 2007 Volume 7 No. 42 – November-December 2006 No. 41 – September-October 2006 No. 40 – July-August 2006 No. 39 – May-June 2006 No. 38 – March April 2006 No. 37 – January-February 2006 […]

6th Annual Congress, February 23 – 25, 2007

6th Congress of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network New York City, February 23 – 25, 2007 OPENING SPEAKERS Michael Lewis, “Welcome and Introduction” Annie Miller, “Basic Income, necessary but not sufficient: some women’s issues” Dalton Conley, “From Guaranteed Income to Guaranteed Assets” Moderator: Michael Lewis THE ETHICS OF BIG Almaz Zelleke, “Is ‘The Plan’ a Basic Income? […]

NewsFlashes Vol. 1–4

Volume 4 No. 24 – November-December 2003 No. 23 – September-October 2003 No. 22 – July-August 2003 No. 21 – May-June 2003 No. 20 – March-April 2003 No. 19 – January-February 2003 Volume 3 No. 18 – October-November-December 2002 No. 17 – August-September 2002 No. 16 – June-July 2002 No. 15 – April-May 2002 No. […]

1st Annual Congress, March 8–9, 2002

1st Congress of the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network New York City, March 8 – 9, 2002 Sessions and abstracts 1A SESSION: History of BIG, Part I Fred Bock, “Basic Income and the Shadow of Speedhamland.” The analysis of the “Speenhamland” era of the English Poor Law has had a surprisingly important influence on recent social policy debates in […]