On June 5, the Swiss voted on a proposal for universal basic income. While the proposal was rejected, supporters claim that this is just the beginning of a transition as inevitable as the eight-hour-day once was.
By Paul Solman
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Iran and six world powers broke off nuclear negotiations ahead of schedule Friday to allow members of the Iranian delegation to attend the funeral of their president's mother, as a senior Russian official suggested that the sides…
By George Jahn, Associated Press and Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
More than 100 leading neuroscientists protested European commission-funded Human Brain Project in an open letter Monday, criticizing that the $1.6 billion project to stimulate human brain will waste money and harm neuroscience.
By Ariel Min
The leader of the movement for a guaranteed basic income in Switzerland knows it will fail when put to a vote by the Swiss people. But he's not concerned about that. Having a national conversation, he thinks, is still a…
By Enno Schmidt
By Felix Oberholzer-Gee
With far more economic inequality than Switzerland, why is the U.S. so much less tolerant of wealth redistribution?…
By PBS NewsHour
The European Union is built on the idea of free movement of people and capital, but some factions wish to curb immigration and control their sovereign identity. Judy Woodruff talks to Heather Conley with the Center for Strategic and International…
By PBS NewsHour
In a vote Sunday, Swiss citizens passed a referendum to enforce immigration quotas for people from European Union countries.
By News Desk
United Nation's Ban Ki-moon called for the Syrian delegations, representing the government and opposition party, to work towards a solution to the three-year civil war.
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