In Finland, 2,000 unemployed citizens are taking part in a pilot project. Each is given 560 euros a month, no strings attached. How does a basic income affect the lives of the unemployed? What about the labor market and society as a whole?
Berlin Mayor Michael Müller wants Germany to introduce what he terms a solidarity-based basic income. While some say his label isn't accurate, the plan throws critical light on the country's welfare program, Hartz IV.
The future of work doesn't just interest workers. Germany still dreams of being better connected. Yet digitalization can be a curse and a blessing; global leaders need to be honest and fair.
The 5-Star Movement triumphed in Italy's election and intends to carry through on the promise of a basic income. Party officials insist that they can make it a reality sooner or later, Michele Bertelli reports.
NATO members are worried that US President Donald Trump could cause serious damage to the alliance. These are testing times for the trans-Atlantic relationship, DW's Bernd Riegert writes.
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