Tag Archives: Finland

Finland: Governmental announcement for the basic income experiment: the Pirates’ response

As we’ve already reported here, Finland’s Ministry of Social Affairs and Health announced their plan for the basic income experiment, and requested citizens’ opinions on it, on 25th August. We’ve also reported Finnish experts’ responses here, and the Greens’ response here. This article reports the response by the Pirate Party of Finland (Piraattipuolue).   The Pirate Party of Finland endorses

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Finland: Governmental announcement of the basic income experiment: the Greens’ response

As we’ve recently reported here, Finland’s Ministry of Social Affairs and Health announced their plan for the basic income experiment, and requested citizens’ opinions on it, on the 25th of August. We’ve also reported Finnish experts’ responses here, including a critical remark by Osmo Soininvaara, a former Minister of Social Services from the Finnish Green League and a long-time UBI

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Finland: Governmental announcement for the basic income experiment: the ministry’s comments, experts’ concerns

As we’ve already reported here, Finland’s Ministry of Social Affairs and Health has announced their most recent move in a plan to launch a basic income experiment. On 25th August the Ministry canvassed for the Finnish public’s opinion on a bill regarding a basic income experiment. Here is a follow up with the Ministry’s comments and experts’ responses. Liisa Siika-aho, director,

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Nordic Basic income seminar at Turku, Finland, on 25th August 2016

Pirates of Southwestern Finland is hosting a workshop and seminar on Basic Income in Nordic countries, with the support of Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN) Finland, Pirate Party of Finland and Pirate Youth of Finland. Time: Thursday 25.8.2016, 14.00 – 18.00   Venue: Vanha Raatihuone (Old City Hall) Vanha Suurtori 3, Turku, Finland   At the workshop, BIEN Finland will facilitate

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University of Tampere lectures on UBI available online

Finland’s University of Tampere offered a course on basic income, titled “Universal Basic Income: New Avenues in Social Welfare Policy,” which ran from February through May of this year. (This is the second time that a course on basic income has been taught at the university.) According to the course outline, The purpose of this course is to offer students

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VIDEO: Google hangout event with BI researcher Jurgen De Wispelaere

On May 8, 2016, activist, artist, and analyst Marlen Vargas Del Razo hosted a Google/YouTube hangout event with leading basic income researcher Jurgen De Wispelaere, a Visiting Research Fellow at Finland’s University of Tampere, founding co-editor of the journal Basic Income Studies, and member of BIEN’s Executive Committee. De Wispelaere is presently involved with the design of Finland’s basic income trial, which

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