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Swiss voters to decide on $2500/mo 'unconditional basic income' initiative this Sunday

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 03, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Cat DiStasio last modified Jun 02, 2016

Switzerland’s proposed ‘unconditional basic income’ (UBI) could become an official policy as early as next week. On Sunday, voters will decide whether every Swiss man, woman, and child should receive a monthly no-questions-asked payment, designed to help alleviate the stress of paying for basic needs. Campaigners for UBI have fought hard for several years to bring the question to the public, but analysts say it’s unlikely to pass. A recent poll showed 72 percent of voters are inclined to...






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