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Swiss sociologist backs Unconditional Basic Income but says country isn’t ready

 Surprise - Switzerland 06 June 2019

On 5 June, Switzerland became the first country in the world to vote on having a national wage of 2500 Swiss Francs (CHF), [€2265/ $2530/£1700] a month. Swiss sociologist Ueli Tecklenburg supports the idea of an Unconditional Basic Income but does not think that Switzerland is ready. Tecklenburg, who also sits on the board of Surprise, weighs up the pros and cons of the initiative and considers if the right call was made. (880 Words) - By Beat Camenzind

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