Finland’s biggest trade union has declared the country’s experiment with basic income as unworkable, uneconomical and ultimately useless.

As reported by Bloomberg, the labour union said the results of a two-year pilot programme will fail to sway its opposition to a welfare-policy idea that’s gaining traction among those looking for an alternative in the post-industrial age.

“We think it takes social policy in the wrong direction,” said Ilkka Kaukoranta, chief economist of the Central Organ...

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