Is the introduction of a UBI in Italy realistic?

Written by Sara Chemello

 

A Universal Basic Income has recently resurfaced in discussions among politicians, economists and policy makers as a possible proposal to solve inequalities and end poverty. Using the MacMillan Dictionary definition of a universal basic income, which defines it as ‘an income that is provided by the government for all citizens or residents, without any obligation to work or look for work.’ (https://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/universal-basic-income), I will discuss the legal, economic, psychological and political effects that the introduction of this policy would have in Italy. I will focus on its advantages and disadvantages and will conclude that the latter outweigh the former.

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ZERO WASTE MOVEMENT and the 21st century environmentalist

Written by Sara Chemello

Whether you may or may not have heard about zero waste, this movement has become extremely popular between the eco friendly community. It is a way to become a citizen involved in the fight against climate change and might lead to entire zero waste communities in the future.

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YOU MIGHT SEE ONE OF THESE FLYING OVER YOUR HEAD IN ONLY 2 DECADES

Written by Sara Chemello

Every environmentalist’s dream come true? What seemed as an unobtainable utopia? YEP it most certainly seems like it.  WE ARE TALKING ELECTIC PLANES HERE AND HOW THEY WILL BE READY IN ONLY A DECADE! Unbelievable, I know.

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TRUMP V.S THE PLANET?

Written by Sara Chemello

As of today the president of the U.S.A officially declared OUT of the Paris Agreement. This agreement was signed by 196 countries on the 12th of December 2015  in Paris  with the goal to reduce the effects of climate change globally and to limit the Earth’s temperature rise to below 2 degrees Celsius.

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WE ARE WHAT WE WEAR. So how can we wear sustainable?

Written by Sara Chemello

Our generation’s consuming lifestyle motored by advertisements, magazines and social media is making us think it’s okay to keep buying clothes without questioning their origin, their quality or their durability.

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