There’s no telling what the future will bring, but Finland’s two-year basic-income experiment continues until December 31, 2018, just as planned.
Finland's GDP per capita, euros
Source: Statistics Finland
Every year for one July weekend the population of the town of Joensuu, near the Finnish-Russian border, virtually doubles when music-lovers flock in for the Ilosaarirock festival. Volunteer workers make an essential contribution to the organisation of this popular event.