Finland has become the first country in Europe to pay its unemployed citizens a basic monthly income, amounting to €560 ($587)…to cut government red tape, reduce poverty and boost employment .
‘Splain to me how this works, Lucy.
This has already been done in the U.S., in Native American reservations. Tribes split the profits from casinos and natural gas sales, and other tribe businesses, to every tribe member on the reservation. Sometimes this money is enough to live off of.The result in one tribe I have some knowledge of is that the Native kids rarely even graduate from high school. […]