Finland basic income results cast doubt on concept’s viability

The initial results from a landmark basic income trial in Finland have cast doubt on the increasingly popular concept’s viability as a large-scale solution to automation, despite improving wellbeing. In the trial, 2,000 unemployed Finnish people were given a monthly flat rate of €560 (£490) instead of benefits payments, which was guaranteed regardless of whether … Continue reading Line in the sand: Australia appoints Clare O’Neil as cybersecurity minister