Monthly Archives: October 2016

Next meeting, October 20th

Our next meeting is October 20th, 2016 from 6–8 pm at the downtown branch of the Edmonton Public Library (Stanley A. Milner Library), 7 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Sixth Floor, Room 7.

To access Room 7, please ask Security Staff in the library lobby to escort you to the sixth floor using the passenger elevators located on the main floor of the library. The passenger elevators are locked after 5 pm, so you just need to ask Security to let you up to the sixth floor. Renee will be there early to unlock the room and get everything set up.

RSVP at info@basicincomeedmonton.org

Write an Effective Letter for Your Cause

by Fred Douglas

“The primary source of evil is inequality.”  -Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The cause in this case is a basic income.  Here are some suggestions for an effective letter to our elected public servants on that topic.  These guidelines are for those who know what a basic income is, and for those who want to know what it is.  In short, having an assured basic income would be a measure of economic democracy for all citizens living in this country of astounding abundance.  And it’s something that would be good for the economy.

However, if you have another pressing concern, what follows can be modified to suit your needs.  Take whatever you need from the following points.  Remember, a progressive letter is a simple letter, but one that covers the essential bases.  Someone in your group could construct a cogent salvo and all members could sign it. Continue reading