EPISODE 2: Basic Income Finland

Imagine if checks for $560 just started appearing every month in your mail box, no strings attached. What could you do with that extra boost? How would your life be different? That’s the question that Marjukka Turunen tried to answer as head of Finland’s Social Insurance Institution and the director of the first basic income experiment. Listen as Mel, Stef, and Marjukka discuss the benefits and challenges that come with giving money away for free.