One area we wished to better inform ourselves is that of Universal Basic Income (UBI) which will be brought to Swiss voters (the last attempt was not accepted, now a new committee is in the beginnings of creating a next initiative for which in due course signatures will be collected).
These were readings and resources which were addressed and included in our discussion.
Why we should give everyone a basic income | Rutger Bregman | TEDxMaastricht (TED Talk by Historian Rutger Bregman)
There is one organisation working on the topic of Universal Basic Income in Switzerland: https://www.deinbge.ch/
An article from VOX about countries where the UBI has been tried.
And the key take-aways from the experiment in Finland, according to the Independent.
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