Money for nothing?

A Swiss municipality in the outskirts of Zurich has decided to guarantee basic income to residents on a trial basis. Rheinau is participating in a privately-funded project launched by a Swiss filmmaker. It should begin next year if enough money can be collected through crowd funding. At least half the residents have to agree to participate. But as Swiss Public Television SRF found out, many seem unsure what they would be letting themselves in for. (SRF/ 

This content was published on June 7, 2018 - 11:30

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