Finland’s basic income may boost motivation to accept work
Finland’s basic-income experiment runs from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018. A basic income is not a cure-all, but for 30–40-somethings with short-term employment contracts, it seems to be a perfect fit.
Finnish basic income facilitates dream job and volunteer work
We talk to one participant in Finland’s two-year basic-income trial, which continues through December 31, 2018 with results and analysis available in 2019. Does the extra income actually help people secure employment?
Writer explores basic income in Finland, first-hand
Finland wants to know if finding a job is easier when unemployment benefits are replaced by a basic income. Author Tuomas Muraja shares his experiences of the basic-income trial, which runs from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018.
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.