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Finland Tests Guaranteed Basic Income

Finland Tests Guaranteed Basic Income
Above Photo: By Asher Platts Finnish citizens given universal basic income report lower stress levels and greater incentive to work Participants receive €560 (£473) every month for two years and do not have to demonstrate that they are actively seeking work Finland has been giving 2,000 of its citizens an unconditional income for the last five months and some are already seeing the benefits, reporting decreased stress, greater incentives to ... Read more

Traditional Welfare And Taxes Can Be Reformed To Support Universal Basic Income

Traditional Welfare And Taxes Can Be Reformed To Support Universal Basic Income
Above Photo: basic income by asher platts Some of the most common questions ever asked in regards to the idea of a universal basic income (UBI) are in regards to the details. “How much income? Who gets it? Who pays for it? How is it paid for? What does it replace?” These are all great and important questions, but the answers vary from person to person, because the answers are a matter of personal and political preferences when it comes to ... Read more

Nationwide Basic Income’s Effect After Six Years

Nationwide Basic Income’s Effect After Six Years
Above Photo: From theoutline.com The results surprised skeptics. In recent years, spurred by advances in workplace automation, researchers and industry titans like Elon Musk have espoused the necessity of a universal basic income, payments made by the government to all citizens regardless of their employment. The general idea started picking up steam from a policy perspective in the 60s, when Milton Friedman proposed a negative income tax ... Read more