Universal Basic Income

4 Feb 18, 6:53am
ANZ Group's chief economist Richard Yetsenga argues technology's at least as big for the global economy as the epoch of China but the impacts are probably broader
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31 Oct 17, 9:32am
John Mauldin sees major changes coming and argues that with unimaginable and unmanageable future, people must start thinking the unthinkable
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29 Aug 17, 5:02am
TOP's Gareth Morgan says Peters' Super Saga shows just how broken NZ's benefit system is; Argues inter-generational unfairness; Says tax top priority if in Parliament after election; Sees TOP hitting 5%
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2 Aug 17, 7:02am
Tax plan looks set to be on new Labour election agenda as Little’s ‘no change’ shadow is no more; Also, Ardern on being able to handle Winston & the Greens in Cabinet; 'Election will see generational change'
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18 Jul 17, 1:39pm
Gareth Morgan's TOP proposes universal income for 18-23 year-olds of $200 per week; Will scrap student allowances and living costs, and first $10,000 of annual benefits for the age group
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7 May 17, 7:17am
Where have all the tax-free thresholds and UBIs gone? Our politicians are quite right to be concerned that living costs are rising more for those on lower incomes; But how do we improve living standards? Reducing costs is tough so let's look at incomes
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24 Mar 17, 11:30am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy argues the changing basis of economic prosperity demands a fundamental rethink of the way society is organised
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15 Mar 17, 8:00am
Partial means testing of NZ Super and restrictions on the ability of landlords to evict tenants are cornerstones of The Opportunities Party's housing and income policies
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6 Aug 16, 9:24am
Gareth Morgan offers a way to afford NZ Super, a benefit that the Retirement Commissioner says won't be affordable in its current form in the future
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6 Jun 16, 11:59am
The world's first vote on a universal basic income beaten 3:1. It didn't win in any canton
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18 Apr 16, 11:13am
British professor Guy Standing says the 'old' income distribution system has broken down irretrievably. He sees a growing group of workers facing inequality and insecurity
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16 Apr 16, 10:39am
Michael Fletcher agrees a Universal Basic Income may be a good idea – but we will still need social security that works
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16 Apr 16, 8:32am
Susan Guthrie says Andrew Little should not have run away from the UBI idea. He should have embraced it because it will be part of the Future of Work
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1 Apr 16, 10:03am
Matt Nolan takes a detailed look at the concept of a universal basic income
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29 Mar 16, 9:28am
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy thinks that a universal basic income could appeal to conservatives and liberals alike
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14 Dec 15, 9:29am
Gareth Morgan reports on the proposal by Finland to pilot a UBI model; assesses the likely impacts and how New Zealand could do it
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17 Aug 15, 10:03am
Terry Baucher finds many families grappling with the EMTR problem; says Universal Basic Income one obvious alternative
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7 Oct 14, 5:18pm
Labour and the Green Party are not the only ones who care about poverty says Gareth Morgan. He wants a comprehensive rethink to how we support people into a dignified basic income
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14 Dec 11, 12:06am
Freedom in economics needs to be strategically curbed by regulation and supported by effective redistribution, says Gareth Morgan. Your view?
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16 Nov 11, 12:05am
Let's agree on a minimum income every adult should have for a dignified life and then see what flows from that, says Gareth Morgan. Your view?
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