By Tara Kainer
After attending three out of the four sessions offered on basic income at the World Social Forum in Montreal last month, I found the mood to be optimistic and forward looking.
The sessions were well-attended and more than one person stated that while three to five years ago no one seemed to know about basic income, it was now gaining momentum exponentially. They were heartened to find so many like-minded people discussing basic income in one room.Read more
Revenu de base Québec (RBQ) and the Mouvement Français pour un Revenu de Base (MFRB) have teamed up to organize a series of initiatives spanning this years World Social Forum, to be held from August 9th – 14th in Montreal.
Various activities will be organized to help people learn, create and exchange views on a number of issues relating to basic income, with the hope of advancing the idea during one of the largest global gatherings of civil society.Read more