June 5, 2016

$2,500 to one and all: Swiss vote on landmark monthly ‘basic income’ law

Switzerland may become the first country in the world to introduce a universal basic income after Sunday’s referendum. If passed, every adult legally residing in the country would receive a monthly income of around $2,500, whether they work or not.

While the British referendum on staying in the EU continues to dominate the headlines, Switzerland’s vote on Sunday in potentially even more significant. Read more.


Swiss vote on utopian basic income - SWI
Basic income plan clearly rejected by Swiss voters - SWI

Swiss voters 'reject basic income grant for all' (video) - Al Jazeera
Swiss voters set to reject guaranteed basic income initiative: TV - Reuters

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