Giving people money gaining momentum as new anti-poverty solution

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Late last year, the government of Finland announced it would launch an experiment where as many as 100,000 citizens would receive up to 1,000 euros a month, starting in 2017. Those people would get cash directly, instead of other government benefits, for two years to see how well it works. There are no strings to this

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Giving people money gaining momentum as new anti-poverty solution