A free, basic income project was launched in the Namibian village of Otjivero. Every resident under retirement age received 100 Namibian dollars a month. How did this experiment change the villagers' lives?
The Canadian province of Ontario plans to give up to 4,000 low-income households a guaranteed basic income for three years. Finland recently began its own basic income experiment, reports Jillian Kestler-D'Amours.
A member of Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union wants parents in Germany to receive a basic income regardless of their means. But this shouldn't be confused with universal basic income, she said.
Voters in Switzerland have been asked to decide whether to provide the entire population with a basic, unconditional income - an unprecedented idea. The issue is a contentious one calling into question the value of work.
Switzerland's Sunday vote on a proposal to grant all citizens an unconditional basic income (UBI) is part of a growing global UBI movement. But would an employment guarantee be a better idea? Economists are divided.
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