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Finland is giving it a try

Letter to the Editor, The Age, Melbourne In Finland they call it Universal Basic Income. In a Canadian trial, it was called Guaranteed Annual Income. And when Milton Friedman advocated it in 1962, he referred to it as a Negative Income Tax. Whatever you call it, at its core, the concept is frighteningly simple: give everyone above a certain age the…