Published 30 November 201711 December 2017 · Events / Announcement A lively debate on the universal basic income! Editorial team It’s time … for a universal basic income? 5.30pm (for a 6pm start), Monday 11 December Ballroom, Trades Hall 54 Victoria St Carlton Free food, free drinks, free event! Overland and friends at the National Union of Workers are hosting a lively debate on the topic of a universal basic income and whether it’s a solution to rising inequality. Ready to battle it out on the night are co-founder of the Safe Schools Coalition Victoria, Roz Ward; writer, actor, academic and activist Gary Foley; former deputy prime minister Wayne Swan; and writer and presenter Helen Razer. Overland’s deputy editor Sian Vate and the NUW’s Godfrey Moase will co-MC the night. There will also be readings from the edition’s contributors. *Unfortunately Gary Foley can no longer attend. We’ll be announcing a fourth guest shortly. Editorial team More by Editorial team › Overland is a not-for-profit magazine with a proud history of supporting writers, and publishing ideas and voices often excluded from other places. If you like this piece, or support Overland’s work in general, please subscribe or donate. Related articles & Essays First published in Overland Issue 228 3 November 20238 November 2023 · News Subscriberthon 2023 Friends and Sponsors Editorial team Thank you to our sponsors for their generous contributions to the 2023 Overland Subscriberthon! First published in Overland Issue 228 23 January 202325 January 2023 · Announcement An announcement Editorial team In 2023, as we look towards our 250th edition and prepare for Overland’s 70th anniversary, we wish to make a tangible commitment to improve working conditions for our community, and ensure that whatever funding challenges we might face as a left-wing not-for-profit publisher are not passed on to our contributors. As such, we are proud to become the first publishers to sign onto the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance’s Freelance Charter, which affirms the rights and protections of freelance contributors.