In Switzerland, a federal initiative for unconditional basic income has collected more than 110.000 signatures, becoming the first country where the People will be directly to approve (or not) the idea. While the result of such a votation is still very uncertain, the worldwide debate may get bigger.
After Your Job Is Gone Cyprus Bank Deposits Plunge By Most Ever During “Capital Controls” Month What Can We Learn From Denmark? The problems with democracy Job security is a thing of the past – so millions need a better welfare system Happy reading!
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Thinking Utopian: How about a universal basic income? Cyprus’s Depositor Haircut Iceland – back in growth but at the mercy of foreign markets None of the world’s top industries would be profitable if they paid for the natural capital they use Less Is More: Rogue Economists Champion Prosperity without Growth Happy reading!
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Just like Greece should not repay its current public debt to foreign investors, Germany should not repay Greece for war reparations debts.
Since many of my readers from Cyprus seem curious about the so called “emergency liquidity assistance” (ELA) that have kept the banking system afloat for the last 18 months, I have updated my chart according the latest information released by the Central Bank of Cyprus. Here it is (ELA in red): At end-february, the level […]
The time has come for basic income supporters to take action for one of the biggest battle of History: the one for Human Rights, Dignity, Democracy, Commons… All at once reunited in the demand for a basic income.
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