UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME: A CASE FOR ITS RECOGNITION AS A HUMAN RIGHT – PART II

By Anusha Peri and Ramya Chandrasekhar  In the second piece of this two-part post, we look at UBI as a subsistence right, and its value in a moral economy. IV. An unconditional minimum income as a subsistence right In light of the above, we argue that an unconditional minimum income scheme like UBI is in … Continue reading UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME: A CASE FOR ITS RECOGNITION AS A HUMAN RIGHT – PART II

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UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME: A CASE FOR ITS RECOGNITION AS A HUMAN RIGHT – PART I

By Anusha Peri and Ramya Chandrasekhar  In the first of a two-part post, we look at the threat of automation and its impact on the labour force. The threat of rapid redundancy of manual and unskilled labour as a result of technological unemployment is imminent, warranting immediate state action.[1] In the current era of artificial … Continue reading UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME: A CASE FOR ITS RECOGNITION AS A HUMAN RIGHT – PART I