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Sunday, July 10 • 9:30am - 10:45am
Basic Income as a First Step Towards a Care-Centered Economy

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The concept of Basic Income has much potential as an element of a feminist and post-patriarchal economic system that values contributions to society by everyone. This workshop seeks to explore the various dimensions of how bringing together the concepts of a Basic Income and a Care-Centered Economy solidifies the vision of a new economic system, where caring for self, each other, and the planet is the primary focus. We are also committed to providing space for spontaneous relationship-building and horizontal decision-making processes as means of arriving at grassroots-formulated strategies and solutions to global issues and problems.

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Liane Gale

Liane is a former research scientist (specializing in the population biology of plant-pathogenic fungi) turned activist. She is interested in radical politics and alternative approaches to the economy and has identified Basic Income as a possible first step towards system change at a global scale. A recent feminist, she also has been exploring Basic Income from the point of view of women and coordinates, together with Ann, the Basic Income... Read More →
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Ann Withorn

Founder, RadicalReentry
Ann is a University of Massachusetts Professor Emeritus of Social Policy. She has written extensively about poverty, welfare rights and social activism in the US. She is actively involved in building a movement to achieve a Basic Income, with special attention to what it would mean for women. See her new website www.radicalreentry.com for more.


Sunday July 10, 2016 9:30am - 10:45am
Rockwell Hall 302


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