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Think about a guaranteed basic income of $2,800 per month, payable to every adult, regardless of employment or status. If it sounds utopian or even delightfully absurd, consider that the idea is to be seriously debated in Switzerland next year, where supporters’ petitions have secured more than 100,000 signatories – enough to launch a national referendum to enshrine it in the constitution.

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