Finland to Test Basic Income Scheme
Sipila wants to see if the measure can boost employment and simplify the welfare benefits system, and plans to test the idea on a 2,000-strong sample of randomly selected working-age residents. "The primary goal of the basic income experiment is to promote employment,"
Four Terrifying Examples of a Post-Coup Brazil Future
The interim Temer administration has made its plans to roll back economic, social and political rights and empower the nation's oligarchy with cuts to key social programs and ultimately impose neoliberalism.
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49 of 81 Brazilian senators who ousted the president for corruption are the targets of criminal inquiries.
Rousseff is not accused of corruption but that she cooked the federal budget books in the runup to her 2014 reelection. However, a June Senate report proved the allegations were false.
Apple hit by EU tax ruling
Apple is facing a $14.5bn fine from the European commission over unpaid back taxes, stemming from arrangements it made over nearly 25 years with the Irish government. The ruling found that Dublin afforded Apple illegal state aid, allowing the US tech company to pay as little as 1% corporate tax rate on two-thirds of its global earnings