Sunday, December 22, 2013

Women and UBI

Continuing coverage of the basic income movement.  In the videos below, women's rights activists discuss UBI in relation to its impact on women.  Courtesy of the Vancouver B.C. public library, Kathleen Piovesan of Vancouver Rape Relief, followed by York University political science and equities studies professor Barbara Cameron, and Elsie Dean of Women Elders In Action.  Dr. Cameron also summarizes some of the different proposals on the table insofar as basic income guarantees are concerned in Canada.  The United States is also a signatory to the U.N. multilateral treaty she references, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.  Uploaded 2007.  More here on the discussed 2004 Nova Scotia "Pictou Statement" or "Feminist Statement on Guaranteed Liveable Income."

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