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Switzerland: Popular initiative on basic income to be submitted on 4 October 2013

The Swiss popular initiative for a basic income has officially collected 116,000 certified signatures. Those signatures were necessary to trigger a referendum on introducing Basic Income in Switzerland. The initiative will be officially submitted on October 4th, 2013, in Bern, and the referendum will be held within two years. As was mentioned in earlier posts on BINEWS, the proposal does not specify the amount of the basic income, but it would enshrine the principle in Switzerland’s constitution.

For further info on the submission, see: http://bien.ch/fr/page/actualites

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