Swiss Basic Income Vote

‘Switzerland is about to vote on universal basic income — there’s just one problem

by Jack Smith (Business Insider)

The machines are coming for all of our jobs eventually, and in the face of that impendingunemployment apocalypse, basic income is oft trotted out the tonic that will cure us of extreme poverty and wealth inequality.

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‘The past day in Brazil has been a roller coaster. Here’s why.

by Zack Beauchamp (Vox)

Here’s the past 24 hours of politics in Brazil:
Brazil’s equivalent of the speaker of the house, Waldir Maranhão, basically calls backsies on an impeachment vote his predecessor in the house held against President Dilma Rousseff. I mean that literally: He said the vote to impeach Rousseff was “annulled.”

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