Andrea Fumagalli is Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and Management at University of Pavia. He is member of Effimera Network, founder member of Bin-Italy (Basic Income Network, Italy) and member of the Executive Committee of BIEN (Basic Income Earth Network). He is active in the San Precario network. Among his recent publications, Bioeconomics and Cognitive Capitalism: towards a new accumulation paradigm, Carocci, Roma, 2007, The crisis of the Global Economy. Financial markets, social struggles and new political scenarios, Semiotext(e), Mit Press, 2010, “Twenty Theses on Cognitive Biocapitalism”, in Angelaki. The Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, Vol. 16, 2011 and “Life put to work: towards a theory of life-value”. Ephemera, vol. 10, 2011 (with C. Morini).