Tag: Finland

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. …