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Finland , Wednesday 25 April 2018

News Finland: Finland Has Second Thoughts About Giving Free Money to Jobless People

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/24/business/finland-universal-basic-income.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

LONDON — For more than a year, Finland has been testing the proposition that the best way to lift economic fortunes may be the simplest: Hand out money without rules or restrictions on how people use it. The experiment with so-called universal basic ...

News Finland: Finland has done everything right, but the euro is still making it permanently poorer

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/04/25/finland-has-done-everything-right-but-the-euro-is-still-making-it-permanently-poorer/
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

There are three kinds of countries that have been hurt by the euro: ones that did everything wrong, ones that did everything right and all the rest in between. That first group has gotten the most attention because they've done the worst economically and ...

News Finland: Finland to end its universal basic income program by year's end

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/04/25/finland-to-end-its-universal-basic-income-program-by-years-end.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

Finland was considered the first European country to pay a monthly check of $685 to its unemployed between ages 25 and 58. It was considered a pilot program -- serving 2,000 randomly selected jobless people -- that its founders hoped to expand. “It’s a ...

News Finland: Finland has been giving $685 a month to unemployed people — could it ever happen here?

News channel or source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/finland-has-been-giving-685-a-month-to-unemployed-people-could-it-ever-happen-here-2018-04-25
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Finland has been handing out “universal basic income” to 2,000 unemployed people. Some U.S. cities and states are exploring similar programs. Finland’s experiment in handing out monthly cash payments to unemployed people is ending, but the buzz ...

News Finland: Finland scraps program that gives out ‘free money’

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/finland-scraps-program-free-money-article-1.3953955
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Finland’s basic income pilot program that paid out $685 a month to 2,000 randomly selected people is coming to an end. The Finnish government, which began the “free money” program in January 2017, announced Tuesday that the money-for-nothing gravy ...

News Finland: Finland paid unemployed people a basic income of $685 every month. It didn't work out

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/04/25/finland-basic-income-685-fails/549087002/
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Finland's basic income program that drew international attention was a bust, the Finnish government announced Tuesday. The pilot program that paid about 2,000 randomly-chosen unemployed Finnish people a monthly check of €560 ($685) will stop by the ...

News Finland: Ronny Jackson, Debbie Lesko, Finland: Your Wednesday Briefing

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/25/briefing/ronny-jackson-debbie-lesko-finland.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

• The confirmation hearing for Dr. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician and President Trump’s pick to lead the Veterans Affairs Department, was supposed to take place today. Instead, it’s been postponed indefinitely, to give a Senate committee ...

News Finland: Finland Chooses To Wind Down Experiment With Universal Basic Income

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/video/news/finland-chooses-to-wind-down-experiment-with-universal-basic-income/vi-AAwksM1
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Finland gives 2,000 unemployed citizens a check for around $685 each month, no strings attached. John Dickerson tries "floating" technique to help disconnect

News Finland: Finland says basic income trial going ahead as planned

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/finland-denies-media-claims-basic-income-trial-fallen-54718298
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Finland on Wednesday said the Nordic country's trailblazing basic income experiment is going ahead as planned, denying media reports that the trial has fallen flat. Government social affairs official Miska Simanainen told The Associated Press that the ...

News Finland: Finland Will End Its Experiment With Universal Basic Income After a Two-Year Trial

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/finland-end-experiment-universal-basic-065155378.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Finland has decided not to extend its trial in universal basic income, the first welfare experiment of its kind by a European government that gave citizens an unconditional monthly payment. The government rejected a request from Kela, the country’s ...