The globe’s richest 1% own half the world’s wealth, according to a new report highlighting the growing gap between the super-rich and everyone else.
In cooperation with the Network of spiritual Progressives, Congressman Keith Ellison has re-introduced a resolution to the House of Representatives for a Global Marshall Plan that holds the potential to promote peace and prosperity through poverty reduction in the United States and abroad.
STWR took part in the BIEN Congress for the first time with a presentation on Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and its important role in building a solid platform for implementing basic income schemes worldwide.
The following paper was submitted by Victoria Gater and Sonja Scherndl for a parallel event at the 17th Congress of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN), held in Portugal from 25-27 September 2017.
At the Asia-Europe People’s Forum (AEPF) of July 2016, the initiative was taken to draft a Global Charter for 'Universal Social Protection Rights'. These principles for universal social protection systems, by all and for all, are promoted as a reference for national and local movements organising their diverse social struggles.