Work

Work good; less work better?

What even is work? Is it only paid labour? What about caring for each other, or volunteering, or growing our own food?

Work is the site of some of the biggest changes in our society: automation, precarity, inequality, overwork, alienation from each other. How do we find our way through this to create a better society?

Unconditionally: COVID response and the future of welfare

Launch Of “Unconditionally”

By Tim Hollo October 28, 2021

From reflections on lived experience to academic analysis of real life impacts to analysis of what people actually believe, the launch of our new paper, “Unconditionally: COVID response and the future of welfare” was a brilliant way to help us imagine a future where welfare is unconditional. The event featured…

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Momentum Builds For Universal Basic Income | Green Institute

Momentum Builds For Universal Basic Income

By Tim Hollo August 11, 2021

Anglicare Australia backing will shift the debate The Green Institute has warmly welcomed Anglicare Australia’s announcement this week of support for Universal Basic Income, making it the first major Australian charity to back the policy shift, and marking an important turning point in the conversation about…

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Budget, Books And Big Tech

Budget, Books And Big Tech

By Tim Hollo May 10, 2021

I’m super excited to be bringing you three fantastic events covering diverse and important issues over the next six weeks. Please join us to discuss how we can resist austerity in a post-budget event with the Australian Unemployed Workers Union, how to move from climate grief to action…

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58% Of Australians Support Universal Basic Income

58% Of Australians Support Universal Basic Income!

By Tim Hollo December 11, 2020

Imagine if, instead of extending the awful, controlling, racist Cashless Welfare Card, as they did this week, our government was discussing how to cultivate trust, how a good society helps every one of its members get by. Imagine if, alongside a commitment to universal health care and education, we put…

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Sharing, Caring, Co-creating, Co-governing

Sharing, Caring, Co-creating, Co-governing

By Tim Hollo July 23, 2020

We had a fabulous conversation last week with Julie Miller Markoff from Bendigo’s bHive and Nat Defriend from London’s Participatory City, taking us through their work to build better, healthier, happier, greener communities from the grassroots up. In the 6th webinar in our Covid Democracy Series “Community-building From Bendigo To…

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Is Democracy Possible Without UBI?

Is Democracy Possible Without UBI?

By Tim Hollo May 25, 2020

This was just one of the huge questions we grappled with in a wonderful 80 minute conversation with Guy Standing, Jane Goodall, Abigail Boyd, and participants across Australia and beyond. You can now watch the full video below. With tremendous clarity, Guy took us through the challenges of the present…

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