“We have the historic opportunity to abolish poverty. We can easily afford it.
By eliminating insecurity of basic income, we can unleash the potential of everyone.
People do not want to be lazy, they want purpose, autonomy and improvement.
Basic income will lead us towards the “Star Trek”-like future, away from the “Star Wars” dystopian alternative.
The basic values of the enlightenment are Freedom, Equality and Solidarity. No value can exist by itself. Without solidarity and equality, there is no real freedom. Without freedom and equality, there is no solidarity. Without solidarity and freedom, there is no real equality.
Universal basic income is a cornerstone that supports all three of these core values – in a sufficiently equal measure.”