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Estonia: Governmental officials are convinced basic income is not even worth a feasibility study

The Estonian Parliament (Riigikogu)   As reported before, an Estonian collective of basic income activists, led by Jaanus Nurmoja, delivered a petition to the Social Affairs Committee (SAC) of the Estonian Parliament (Riigikogu), calling for the investigation of a universal basic income (UBI) implementation in Estonia, on March 29th 2019. Five months later – three months passed from the excepted

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Estonia: Estonian Parliament examines possibility of testing basic income in the country

Jaanus Nurmoja. Picture credit to: ERR   On May 29th 2019, Jaanus Nurmoja, an Estonian journalist, musician and political activist, delivered to the social affairs committee of the Estonian Parliament a document entitled “About the study of the feasibility and impact of unconditional basic income (citizen’s income) in Estonia”. The document was accepted for analysis by the committee, and awaits a

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