azhar_sw“We are at a turning point in our development where technology may render the very acts of labour almost valueless. The ineluctable march of automation will make us wealthier in toto but come at the cost of livelihoods and meaning to millions. A basic income will ensure that all have right to survival and more importantly the opportunity to foster meaningful, personal and contributory lives. Best of all, we are richer than we ever have been-so we can afford it.”