#Eurosphere – “Finland Starts Handing Out a Basic Income

Finland Starts Handing Out a Basic Income MIT Technology Review   A few unemployed Finns are receiving a monthly check with no strings attached—but it’s unlikely to tell us whether universal basic income is a good idea. Eurozone inflation surges to 1.1% in December BBC News | Europe | World Edition   Eurozone inflation surges to 1.1%, … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Europe’s Franco-German Dream Team..” Juncker vows to fight tax avoidance …

  Cameron warns Russia over Ukraine  BBC News | Europe | World Editio Russia could face further sanctions unless it stops “destabilising” Ukraine, David Cameron says, as world leaders gather for the G20 summit. After the Catalan vote, Spain needs to buy time open Democracy News Analysis – by Francesc Badia i Dalmases Spain, and Catalonia within … Read more

Erdoğan, cleared to be a prime minister while running for presidency [and already being de facto mayor of Istanbul]

Erdoğan cleared to run for presidency as prime minister Hurriyet Daily News Turkey’s top election body has ruled that Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan does not need to resign as he campaigns to be the next president Dispatches from Turkey… Turkey: Prime Minister Looks Ahead  NYT > Turkey by By SEBNEM ARSU Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan outlined … Read more