The European country that wants to pay all of its citizens £1,700-a-month – whether they work or not

The European country that wants to pay all of its citizens £1,700-a-month – whether they work or not

Switzerland is set to vote on a proposal that wants to pay everyone 2,500 Swiss francs (£1,700) a month regardless of whether people are working or not. If the plans go through, it will become the first country in the world to provide a basic unconditional monthly income, and they are already the first country to vote on the matter. 

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Video Shows State Police Discussing How To Charge Protester

Video Shows State Police Discussing How To Charge Protester

The state police internal affairs division is reviewing a video that surfaced recently that appears to show several troopers discussing what charges to levy against a man who was protesting a DUI enforcement checkpoint near Park Road in West Hartford last year.

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Japan is sinking in a sea of money

Japan is sinking in a sea of money

Author: Masanaga Kumakura, Komazawa University According to conventional economic theory, the monetisation of government debt is a recipe for fiscal profligacy and hyperinflation. It should be the last thing any credible central bank turns its hand to. But this is precisely what the Bank of Japan (BOJ) has been doing for the last three years.

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Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo

Every year, three thousand people gather in Kalamazoo for the sake of the years 400 to 1400 (approximately) of the Common Era. The International Congress on Medieval Studies, held annually at Western Michigan University, is the largest gathering of medievalists on earth.

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Ontario man changes name to ‘Above Znoneofthe’ so it can appear at bottom of byelection ballot

Ontario man changes name to 'Above Znoneofthe' so it can appear at bottom of byelection ballot

Ever wish you could choose "None of the Above" in an election? Voters in the Ontario riding of Whitby-Oshawa will soon see that option at the bottom of their ballot in an upcoming byelection​.

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