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French Socialist Vision Sees Money for All, Funded by Robots

  • Benoit Hamon’s signature pledge is a basic income for all
  • Hamon was picked by socialist voters to run for president
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Most politicians promise more jobs. France’s Socialist presidential candidate is saying there may not be many in the future, but you’ll get paid anyway.

Benoit Hamon won France’s Socialist Party primary by proposing a basic income for all, an idea that every opponent said is unrealistic and unaffordable but which appealed to Socialist voters who’ve turned their back on party leaders.