Free government cash makes people happy, jobs are a different story

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 2 Getting money from the government with no strings attached made Finnish people happier, but it didn’t improve their chances of getting a job. Those are the results of a study released Friday on Finland’s pilot program with universal basic income, or UBI. The country ran an experiment involving 2,000 randomly […]

CRM Watchlist 2019: And the winners are….

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 6 “Once again, it’s the time of the season, when love runs high. And this time, give it to me easy and let me try with pleasured hands, to take you in the sun to promised lands to show you every one.” OK, how many of you recognized the lyrics to […]

Trump’s Wall Symbolizes the End of American Optimism

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 6 Donald Trump in front of a wall prototype in San Diego in 2018. Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty  For much of America’s history, the country was literally expanding. There was always a frontier to conquer, always new land to claim (at least for white people), and the promise of America was in its […]

WSC executive chairman: Woods ‘hasn’t done a day’s work for us in years’

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 6 By NICO SCAVELLA Tribune Staff Reporter [email protected] BAHAMAS Utilities Services and Allied Workers Union president Dwayne Woods “has not performed a day’s work” for the Water and Sewerage Corporation in years, according to its executive chairman, who said the man stills gets paid approximately $60,000 a year despite being on […]

Meet the 2020 candidate giving away money, in ‘universal basic income’ pitch

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 3 Andrew Yang talks to voters at a café in Somersworth, New Hampshire. (Paul Steinhauser) SOMERSWORTH, N.H. – Several Democratic presidential candidates are pitching government-backed health care, child care and education in their 2020 platforms. Andrew Yang is going a step further — pushing a plan for “universal basic income.” And […]