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Finland's hugely exciting experiment in basic income, explained

Finland's hugely exciting experiment in basic income, explained | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
It's the biggest test of basic income to date.
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Finland, the world's first country with truly experimental governance

Finland, the world's first country with truly experimental governance | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The underlying reason why Finland is able to even contemplate a basic income experiment at such a comprehensive scale.
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Innovation Excellence | Crowdsourcing: A Lesson From Finland

Innovation Excellence | Crowdsourcing: A Lesson From Finland | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

While, some communities have not even launched their first government crowdsourcing initiative, the Finnish government and its citizens have a lot to teach us.

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Finland plans to give every citizen a basic income of 800 euros a month

Finland plans to give every citizen a basic income of 800 euros a month | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Finland wants to scrap all existing benefits and instead hand out 800 euros per month—to everyone.
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Ultrahack 2015 - City of Helsinki's & Open Finland Challenge's "Smart City / Civic Tech" challenge

Jaakko Salavuo from City of Helsinki and Teemu Ropponen from Open Knowledge Finland talks about their hackathon challenge, "Smart City / Civic Tech". 

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The Urban Co-operative Farm in Helsinki | P2P Foundation

The Urban Co-operative Farm in Helsinki | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Nobody can afford to hire a grower on their own, but in the Urban Co-operative Farm concept about 100 people hire one collectively which makes it possible.
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FINLAND: More than half of the new MPs support basic income

FINLAND: More than half of the new MPs support basic income | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A majority of newly elected members of the Finnish Parliament support the idea of basic income, BIEN Finland says.
The post FINLAND: More than half of the new MPs support basic income appeared first on BIEN.
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FINLAND: Pro-Basic Income Centre Party wins election

FINLAND: Pro-Basic Income Centre Party wins election | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Centre Party which has supported the idea of basic income pilots just became the largest party in the Finnish parliament.
The post FINLAND: Pro-Basic Income Centre Party wins election appeared first on BIEN.
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FINLAND: 65% of Parliamentary Candidates Favor Basic Income

FINLAND: 65% of Parliamentary Candidates Favor Basic Income | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In Finland, the idea of basic income just breached an unprecedented political milestone
The post FINLAND: 65% of Parliamentary Candidates Favor Basic Income appeared first on BIEN.
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Helsinki Has a Plan to Get People to Stop Owning Cars

Helsinki Has a Plan to Get People to Stop Owning Cars | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A system being developed in Finland would allow people to subscribe to all kinds of mobility options and pay for everything on their phones
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Autopsy of an Island Currency - P2P Foundation

Autopsy of an Island Currency - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

“This book documents and reflects on a long-term Pixelache project called Suomenlinna Money Lab, that tried to create an experimental local currency for the small island of Suomenlinna in Helsinki. It looks at the particular challenges faced by the project, as well as the broader topics of participatory practices and money as a social & material medium through a series of essays. The book is composed of the multiple voices of artist Christian Nold, curator Susanne Jaschko and Nathalie Aubret from Pixelache. 

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How Helsinki Became the Most Successful Open-Data City in the World

How Helsinki Became the Most Successful Open-Data City in the World | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Helsinki has always had a top-notch statistics bureau. Now, it's bringing that data online, and making it regional.
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Finland’s Next Laws To Come From Online Proposals By Citizens

Finland’s Next Laws To Come From Online Proposals By Citizens | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Finland now allows citizens to propose new laws online, and if an initiative gathers enough votes, the government must vote on it!
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Factual details about the upcoming basic income experiment in Finland | P2P Foundation

Factual details about the upcoming basic income experiment in Finland | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

“In a recent survey carried out by Kela, nearly 70% of respondents support the idea of a universal basic income, and most of them think it should be set at around 1000 euros per month.” The BIEN website gives a good breakdown about what...

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This is why Finland is able to implement the basic income experiment

This is why Finland is able to implement the basic income experiment | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In the last couple of days BBC, Forbes, Independent, Mashable, Telegraph, Time and Quartz among other media outlets have have written about Finland’s experiment with basic income on a national level. However, none of the articles uncover the reason why Finland can pull off such ambitious policies in an age where so many government are left powerless with even smallest of changes in the way society works. The bigger change is buried under the stream of international news regarding the world’s largest basic income trial. With a closer look, one…
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Finland plans to give every citizen a basic income of 800 euros a month

Finland plans to give every citizen a basic income of 800 euros a month | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Finland wants to scrap all existing benefits and instead hand out 800 euros per month—to everyone.
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The Sharing Economy is Booming in Helsinki: Here's Why

The Sharing Economy is Booming in Helsinki: Here's Why | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Celebrating Restaurant Day August 18, 2013 in Helsinki. (Restaurant Day / Roy Bäckström)
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Finland’s drive to become a world leader in open science | The national library of finland bulletin 2015

Finland’s drive to become a world leader in open science | The national library of finland bulletin 2015 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Finland’s drive to become a world leader in open science http://t.co/Br2nwD8sT1
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FINLAND: New Government Commits to a Basic Income Experiment | BIEN

FINLAND: New Government Commits to a Basic Income Experiment | BIEN | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The new Finnish government has committed to launch Basic Income pilots during its mandate.
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Bitcoin Gold Floods Coffers of Finnish Pirate Party | Miner Desk - Bitcoin & Crypto Mining News

Bitcoin Gold Floods Coffers of Finnish Pirate Party | Miner Desk - Bitcoin & Crypto Mining News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Following its 2015 election bid, the Pirate Party of Finland has revealed unprecedented Bitcoin support since its initial decision to accept the cryptocurrency for its campaign.
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No more math and history: Finland is abandoning subjects at school

No more math and history: Finland is abandoning subjects at school | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Consistently ranking near the top in mathematics, reading, and science in the prestigious PISA rankings (the 2012 list, pdf) by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Finland already has one of the best school education systems...
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Title 1: Solving the problem of education in a digital age: teach 'phenomena' instead of subjects...

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Finland: Two-thirds of parliament candidates favor basic income

Finland: Two-thirds of parliament candidates favor basic income | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The idea of basic income just breached an unprecedented political milestone.
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Helsinki's ambitious plan to make car ownership pointless in 10 years

Helsinki's ambitious plan to make car ownership pointless in 10 years | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Finland's capital hopes an ambitious 'mobility on demand' system that integrates all forms of transport in a single payment network could essentially render private cars obsolete
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Helsinki's first crowdfunding event sparks new ideas - YLE News

Helsinki's first crowdfunding event sparks new ideas - YLE News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Finland already has some success stories of creative people and startup firms gathering launch capital directly from the public -- yet there is still little general awareness or clarity around the concept, say organisers of Crwdpuisto.
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How Helsinki Became the Most Successful Open-Data City in the World

How Helsinki Became the Most Successful Open-Data City in the World | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Helsinki has always had a top-notch statistics bureau. Now, it's bringing that data online, and making it regional.
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