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FRANCE: Will France be the next European country to start basic income tests?

Article originally written in French by Basile Durand (MFRB), translated by Henri Geist (MFRB). Answering the meteoric surge of interest provoked by the Finnish proposition to experiment with the basic income, the MFRB organized a conference on March third regarding UBI pilot programs and the Finnish Embassy in Paris. This conference was aimed at promoting understanding of the Finnish proposals

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FRANCE: French Movement for a Basic Income contributes to Parliamentary Commission on social welfare review

Original Article by Jean-Eric Hyafil On October 30, 2015, the French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, asked MP Christophe Sirugue to write a report on potential social welfare potential (including the means-tested benefit known as Active Solidarity Income (RSA), and various benefits such as disability pension, elderly people pensions, etc.). The aim is to make the system fairer, more efficient and less

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