Not as simple as it seems. As for UBI Finland tried it and dropped the experiment after a short while. It seems only Denmark still has it for some categories of people. It means you have to satisfy yourself with that small amount of money and in exchange, you have nothing to do to get it, not even learn how to read and write. It is the social welfare of the lazy. It is unethical and morally dangerous. It existed in the “socialist countries of old” and I experienced it in East Germany. It leads to mediocrity and the absence of creativity and innovation. It means one pair of exactly the same shoes for everyone every six months.

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Dr Jacques COULARDEAU, PhD in Germanic Linguistics (University Lille III) and ESP Teaching (University Bordeaux II) has been teaching all types of ESP

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