Two-thirds of Europeans in favour of basic income

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Two-thirds of Europeans in favour of basic income


As Finland considers a universal basic income under a new social reform plans, 64% of Europeans declare themselves in favour of an unconditional basic income, according to a new poll.

The poll about basic income was part of a Europe-wide survey based on 10.000 interviews conducted across 28 countries and in 21 languages in April 2016 by the Berlin-based company Dalia Research.

Finland may replace part of its social security net with a universal basic wage as it looks to rein in state spend...


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