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Finnish basic income pilot improved wellbeing, study finds | Universal basic income | The Guardian

Europe’s first national, government-backed basic income experiment did not do much to encourage recipients into work but did improve their mental wellbeing, confidence and life satisfaction, according to the first big study of a Finnish scheme that has attracted fresh interest in the coronavirus outbreak. Source: Finnish basic income pilot improved wellbeing, study finds | …

Bloomberg – Denmark: Companies that are registered in tax havens won’t be eligible for bailout | Brave New Europe

The Danish government has announced that companies which pay out dividends, buy back own shares or are registered in tax havens won’t be eligible for any of the state aid programmes. Read here Source: Bloomberg – Denmark: Companies that are registered in tax havens won’t be eligible for bailout | Brave New Europe

Treasury has not modelled the cost of warming global temperatures for more than a decade

It has been revealed that the last time Treasury modelled the economic costs of a global warming trajectory was more than a decade ago. In 7 years of the Abbott/Turnbull/Morrison government, they have not asked Treasury to model the economic consequences of their current #climatechange trajectory (more than 3 degrees of warming). #auspol #estimates Source: …

The sports grants saga isn’t going away, and it means Scott Morrison will need to change tack – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Despite the findings of brazen political interference and colour-coded spreadsheets, the Prime Minister has consistently argued all projects funded under the sports grants saga were at least eligible. But now, he’ll need to change his tune or admit he was wrong, writes David Speers. Source: The sports grants saga isn’t going away, and it means …