BIEN Stories: Toru Yamamori

BIEN Stories: Toru Yamamori

Photo taken by Stefan Pangritz at a solidarity meeting for the Swiss
referendum in January 2014 in Basel.

Toru Yamamori ( Basic Income News editor)
1. Encounter to the idea My encounter to the idea of a basic income was around 1991-2. I was involved in solidarity activism with a casual worker’s trade union, in which many of the members were homeless construction workers. Some left leaning intellectuals also came to show their solidarity from time to time, and one of them told me that what we need is the idea of ‘unconditional social income’ that was articulated […]

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