Why Socialists Should Support Basic Income, and the Foolishness of Heightening the Contradictions

I always wonder about socialists who object to anything that is not pure socialism—like Basic Income, which is a capitalist solution to poverty that leaves capitalists in possession of most of the world’s wealth. Those socialists clearly haven’t thought of something that was obvious to Marx’s daughter:

“has not the Communist Manifesto taught us that it is our duty to support any progressive movement that benefits the workers’ cause, even if this movement is not our…