The Irish government is trialling a creative scheme to provide artists with a guaranteed basic income and many nations are watching with interest. For the next three years, a test group of 2,000 people including musicians, novelists and, yes, circus performers will be paid €16,900 a year in weekly instalments of €325 – no strings attached, even for the contortionists.
Monday 27 March 2023 – Monocle Minute | Monocle
Ireland is beautiful! I wonder whether any other countries are Doing this….