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RTS puts the spotlight on basic income

At 19.30 on Tuesday, 15 December

We were treated to a beautiful subject on the basis of income at 19.30, with explanations, graphics and testimonials. We celebrate and we send a very big thank you to Magali Rochat and Darius Rochebin (movie in French):

We wish to clarify, however, that the unconditional basic income does not completely replace the UI, contrary to what was said.

At 12.45 on Friday, December 18th

Martina Chyba, head of the section society and culture of RTS, and convinced of the basic income, opposite Elisabeth Eckert, Head of the Economics Section Matin Dimanche (movie in French):

Our friend Laurent Rebeaud is gone

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We have the immense sad to announce the death of Laurent Rebeaud on the night of Dec. 10 to 11, 2015, following an accident. Lawrence worked for a year with us as a member of the coordinating team for the federal initiative. His commitment was most recently illustrated by the filing of a premise to the City of Lausanne for the establishment of a pilot basic income.

Laurent Rebeaud at a coordination meeting of the Swiss campaign for RBI [+]

The basic income at TedXLaRochelle

The theme of the TEDxLaRochelle of this year was: « The Crisis, What Crisis? »

A great opportunity to talk about basic income! Anne-Beatrice Duparc, an activist in the Swiss movement, it was invited and made a talk on the subject.

I am proud to wear ,what some see as a utopia. Because the utopias is ,what make our changing world. Women vote, the end of slavery, paid leave, were one day utopias that are now realities, thanks to people like you and me. I, today, I will talk about this next utopia that could transform our society: the unconditional basic income.

(English translation soon available) [+]

Soon an unconditional basic income in Lausanne?

The Lausanne Municipal Council had before it, a new proposal of experimentation of unconditional basic income (UBI).

Palais de Rumine in Lausanne

Laurent Rebeaud, municipal councilor of the City of Lausanne, filed October 6, 2015 for a postulate requesting the Municipality to launch a study on the desirability and feasibility of a pilot RBI locally, similar to those launched in thirty Dutch cities, including Utrecht. [+]

New book about the UBI « What is missing when everything is there? »

A new book on the RBI, written by Daniel Häni and Philip Kovce, just released «Was fehlt, wenn alles ist da?» (What is missing when everything is there?)
Why the unconditional basic income raises the good questions.

Book cover

The unconditional basic income dramatically raises the question of self-determination of a person: what work would you do if you had no need to earn a living? What do you think you are capable of, and what the others? [+]

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