Finland Begins Guaranteed Income Program

It would be true r-selection, but in might not be as bad as what we have now: Finland has become the first country in Europe to pay its unemployed citizens a basic monthly income, amounting to 560 euros ($587), in a unique social experiment which is hoped to cut government red tape, reduce poverty and boost employment. I remember a story on 60 Minutes. It featured a US Marine who had served in combat in the War on Terror. He had come home, and like many who spent extended periods living at the ultra high revs of combat, had […]

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