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From Toilet Paper Wars to #ViralKindness?

COVID-19, Solidarity and the Basic Income Debate in Australia

Anne Décobert

authorities, grassroots movements of solidarity have flourished. By examining seemingly contradictory reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic and relating these to the basic income debate in Australia, this article explores the potential that the current crisis

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Reflecting on Fifty Years of Democratic Theory

Carole Pateman in Conversation with Graham Smith

Carole Pateman and Graham Smith

Carole Pateman reflects on her fifty years of scholarship in conversation with Graham Smith. The discussion focuses particular attention on Pateman’s work on participatory democracy and considers her contributions to debates on political obligation, feminism, basic income, and deliberative democracy.

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Louise Haagh

universal basic income (UBI)—popularized during the crisis, present a double-edged sword, to the extent the implication is, in fact, to consolidate a flat distributive response to deeper structural problems Democratic Theory and Economic Institutions

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Andrew Dawson and Simone Dennis

phenomena such as this might give grounds for broader initiatives concerned with care and equity. In particular, she wonders whether they may fuel recent calls for a basic income that is granted on the grounds of presence within the nation rather than the

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Imagining Utopia in an Unfree World

Rick Turner on Morality, Inequality and Existentialism

Mary Ryan

a country, it seems contemporary debates about a universal basic income or brain drain are similarly incomplete unless they also address Turner’s demand that poverty and race reforms must cut to the heart of people’s personalities and rewire how

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Reconfigurations of Domestic Space in Favelas

Brief Reflections on Intimacies and Precariousness

Carolina Parreiras

Institute of Geography and Statistics, 61 per cent of single mothers are Black and 63 percent of households whose basic income comes from women (either through work or income transfer programmes) are below what is considered a poverty line (145 reals per

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Rethinking the class politics of boredom

Marguerite van den Berg and Bruce O’Neill

). Individualizing responsibility for pre-cariousness and forms of space-time politics ( Van den Berg 2016 ), 1 then, “activation” policies proliferate throughout former welfare states ( Adkins 2012 ). Meanwhile in the Global South, experimentation with basic income

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William R. Caspary

countries, including the United States. And Occupy along with the Indignados have dramatically changed the public conversation about inequality. This has energized the living wage and basic income movements and opened spaces for insurgent candidates like

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Work after precarity

Anthropologies of labor and wageless life

Rebecca Prentice

basic income (see Ferguson and Li 2018 ). The second salient theme across these books is how labor mediates human-environment relations. Howard's (2017 ) and Millar's (2018) ethnographies of fishing and recycling draw attention to two industries

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Mike Neary and Joss Winn

social wealth and work less are part of a much larger political project around the themes of Universal Basic Income and the Reduction of Working Hours that the new co-operative university should recognise and respond to. Some felt these ideas might be too