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Brazilian town embraces universal income experiment

Does being handed money every month -- no strings attached -- sound attractive? The residents of a small town in Brazil are finding out. Governments and think-tanks around the world are increasingly fascinated by the idea of a universal basic income, where citizens are given cash to spend as they want. In Marica, a seaside town of about 150,000 people near Rio de Janeiro, the left-wing municipal government has spent the last year finding out how it works.
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