Hilde Latour and friends

is creating a society that generates an unconditional basic income for all

About

I am an optimist, because optimism is the only way forward, everything else is paralysing. The concept of basic income fits perfectly within that view: it is based on trust, freedom of choice and a very positive view on human beings. Most humans are good people and know how to contribute to a better life. But we do need a different system and basic income can be the trigger to transform and free humanity. It is simple, cheap and can be implemented in every society. It guarantees a social foundation for all individuals when high enough to meet one's basic needs. This is why I advocate for basic income as a writer, speaker, board member, lecturer, advisor and as a mother. It is my path to do that and I enjoy it.


Basic Income Earth Network

If the concept of basic income is new to you, you can inform yourself via Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN).

As a board member of international relations at one of the affiliates of BIEN (the Dutch branch) since 2017, I regularly participate in international conferences and meetings. In 2020 I plan to put myself forward as a candidate for the position of vice-chair of BIEN. The elections will take place at the General Assembly during The 20th Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) Congress — basic income, the ecological crisis and a new age of automation — in Brisbane, Australia, from Monday 28 to Wednesday 30 September 2020.


Mission Possible 2030

Evidence from basic income pilots and cash transfer programs around the World have shown that a Basic income contributes to the majority of the sustainable development goals of the United Nations (SDGs). This is why we founded MissionPossible2030 in 2019, in order to create awareness, build networks and collaborate with as many people and organisations as we can. Basic Income is the key to achieve the SDGs!


A person living in severe poverty can not be expected to take care of the planet

when
you receive a basic income
you become conscious
when
you are conscious
you are connected
when you are connected
you take care of your surroundings
because you understand your surroundings are part of you


Building commons


The gap between the ultra-rich and the poor is growing faster than we have ever seen before. Private ownership and profit-based societies have resulted in the plunder of the commons and many people do not have access to their basic needs. The challenge is to rebuild the commons and share public wealth to a level that everyone has a social foundation to stand on, which enables them to transform their own lives, get out of the survival mode and choose activities that are meaningful to them. The technologies of today enable us to do that and support this paradigm shift. You may have seen my TEDx

buiding commons on the blockchain, a new narrative for basic income



remember: if we build the machines and we program the algorithms for the world of tomorrow, than we can decide what the world of tomorrow will look like.



support

All my work on basic income is unpaid. If you like what I am doing, you can support my work by becoming a patreon (any amount is welcome, if we have many people donating a small amount, we will be very sustainable).

If you prefer to donate in crypto:
You can donate ether on
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other crypto's or means of sponsoring are also possible (please send me a personal message)

If (in the future) donations turn out to be more than I need for my personal expenses, I will donate the surplus to other basic income activists who need it, or to projects related to my work.

Let's build this future together. We can all win!

To be continued!
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