Finland To Pay Citizens Basic Income

For the next two years, Finland’s government will distribute a universal basic income to 2,000 citizens, allotting $590 per person each month regardless of employment status and then tracking the success of the program as a means of combating poverty. What do you think?

“Will it be enough for Ozzfest tickets?”

Jill Reeves • Unemployed

“Whoever the Finnish version of Ronald Reagan is must be spinning in his grave.”

Sheldon Underwood • Marshmallow Puffer

“That’s peanuts compared to what they’d be making as sailing instructors.”

Aaron Hodges • Keychain Appraiser

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