Tag: Finland

ABANDONED FOR 24 HOURS WITH NO MONEY (in Finland)

Whenever we travel, we pretty much do everything as a team. So this time, we thought we’d raise the stakes a little. We’ve decided that for every new city we visit, one of us will be challenged to spend 24 hours alone without any money or ability to communicate with the rest of the team. …

Universal Basic Income Becoming Reality?

Universal Basic Income Becoming Reality?

ONE OF THE BIG PICTURE PROGRESSIVE IDEAS THAT HAS BEEN OFTEN THEORIZED AND DISCUSSED BUT RARELY PUT INTO PRACTICE IS THE IDEA OF A BASIC INCOME, BUT ANOTHER EXPERIMENT IN BASIC INCOME IS ABOUT TO BE STARTED RIGHT NOW IN FINLAND WHERE THEY WILL BE TESTING IT OUT WITH ABOUT 2000 OF THEIR CITIZENS. THE …

In Norway, Everyone Can Know How Much You Earn

In Norway, Everyone Can Know How Much You Earn

In Britain, the reaction to the Panama Papers leak has been a bit weird. Politicians have been releasing summaries of their tax returns, all falling over each other to try and prove that they haven’t got any offshore accounts or arguing strongly that they shouldn’t have to prove that they don’t have any offshore accounts. …