29 Jun '15, 7pm

Dutch city to hand out free basic income in new social experiment

If your government gave you enough money every month to cover your bills, would you stay home and watch Orange is the New Black all day, or go out into the world and do meaningful things? This is the question behind a new social experiment in The Netherlands. Utrecht authorities are teaming up with the University College Utrecht to give people living on welfare a basic income. For nothing. Free money, no questions asked. They will then track recipients to determine whether a welfare system with no rules results in a happier, more productive society.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/dutch-city-to-hand-out-free-basic-in...

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