Universal basic income

The Dutch city of Utrecht is developing a pilot project for a universal basic income that will launch in January 2017. The Finnish government is designing a trial to see whether giving low-income people a guaranteed basic income destroys their motivation to do any work at all, as critics allege. The idea is not going away because most 'real' jobs are on the way out.

By GWYNNE DYER

PUBLISHED : Monday, June 13, 2016 12:00 AM

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