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Interview with Otto Lehto, philosopher, member of Green Party and BIEN Finland

  Can you remember you very first encounter with Basic Income? I am not exactly sure, but it was  as a child or teenager and must have had to do with the political discussion in Finland, which has been going for a long time, mostly led by the Green Party. I remember watching a prominent […]

Interview with Albert Jörimann, former president of BIEN Switzerland

  Can you remember you very first encounter with Basic Income? That was back in 1995. Hans Peter Stihl, owner of a big chainsaw company and president of the German Federation of Entrepreneurs, spoke approvingly about the „Bürgergeld“ (Citizen’s Income). I was a union secretay at that time and wrote an essay about entrepreneurs not […]

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