Germany may have bagged itself a universal basic income (UBI) through a legal back door. We’ll never know if the judges at the German Supreme Court in Karlsruhe were fully aware of the enormous consequences of their verdict last year.
When I arrived to the US in Spring 2019 as a visiting PhD scholar at Columbia University’s School of Public Health, I was immediately struck by the advertising messages all over the streets, convenient stores and public transports that read
Housing affordability, as a rule of thumb, is measured as the amount of rent or mortgage over income. When your rent or mortgage surpasses 30% of your income, you are considered subject to financial stress (Meen 2018). In the UK, the average gross monthly