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Iceland: Everyone to get paid in bank sale

The minister of finance of the Iceland government has promised that every citizen will get a 30,000 Icelandic Krona (213 Euros) pay-out for the proposed Íslandsbanki bank sale. Íslandsbanki is an Icelandic bank, to be state owned. According to the Reykjavik Grapevine News, Bjarni Benediktsson, the minister of finance, said at the national convention of the Independence party, ‘I am saying

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Stanislas Jourdan, “Le parti pirate islandais demande au gouvernement de plancher sur le revenu de base [The Icelandic Pirate Party asks the government to consider basic income]”

SUMMARY: This article summarizes recent action in Iceland on basic income, where the Pirate Party requested that the Ministry of Social Affairs and Housing establish a working group for basic income. Stanislas Jourdan, “Le parti pirate islandais demande au gouvernement de plancher sur le revenu de base [The Icelandic Pirate Party asks the government to consider basic income]” Revenu de

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