... 1 year jail term (which they don't look like implementing ...
makes ya larf dunnit???)
... and selected quotes from Ellen Brown:
In Europe, the proposal is being pursued not
just by Grillo's southern European party but by the sober
Swiss of the north. An initiative to establish a new federal law
for an unconditional basic income was formally introduced in
Switzerland in April 2012. The idea consists of giving to all
citizens a monthly income that is neither means-tested nor
work-related. Under the Swiss referendum system of direct
democracy, if the initiative gathers more than 100,000 signatures
before October 2013, the Federal Assembly is required to look into
AND GET THIS ONE FROM ELLEN BROWN:
Errrr ... I've see that idea before ... somewhere ...
As Grillo points out, it is not the cost of government but the
cost of money itself that has bankrupted Italy. If the
country wishes to free itself from the shackles of debt and
restore the prosperity it once had, it will need to take back
its monetary sovereignty and issue its own money, either
directly or through its own nationalized central bank.
If Grillo's party comes to power and follows through with his
platform, those shackles on the Italian economy might actually be