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Universal Basic Income

TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why the RBNZ should pay us $250/week for six months so those with debt can repay it and those without debt can splash cash
23rd Aug 20, 6:02am
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TOP Leader Geoff Simmons on why the RBNZ should pay us $250/week for six months so those with debt can repay it and those without debt can splash cash
Geoff Simmons want to see a Budget that is fair and future proofed to deal with issues like housing and climate change. He has five key ways "to nail the reboot"
13th May 20, 12:45pm
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Geoff Simmons want to see a Budget that is fair and future proofed to deal with issues like housing and climate change. He has five key ways "to nail the reboot"
Geoff Simmons acknowledges Universal Basic Income isn’t a panacea, but argues it does provide a basic platform of dignity upon which people can stand and reach for their goals
29th Apr 20, 8:04am
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Geoff Simmons acknowledges Universal Basic Income isn’t a panacea, but argues it does provide a basic platform of dignity upon which people can stand and reach for their goals
A debt jubilee, universal basic income and regionalism rather than globalisation, are among Steve Keen's key solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting steep economic downturn
12th Apr 20, 7:27am
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A debt jubilee, universal basic income and regionalism rather than globalisation, are among Steve Keen's key solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting steep economic downturn
Lena Lavinas argues that no universal basic income scheme can work unless it decommodifies access to all essentials
13th Jun 19, 10:54am
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Lena Lavinas argues that no universal basic income scheme can work unless it decommodifies access to all essentials
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
4th Feb 18, 6:53am
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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
John Mauldin sees major changes coming and argues that with unimaginable and unmanageable future, people must start thinking the unthinkable
31st Oct 17, 9:32am
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John Mauldin sees major changes coming and argues that with unimaginable and unmanageable future, people must start thinking the unthinkable
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%
29th Aug 17, 5:02am
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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%
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'
2nd Aug 17, 7:02am
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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'
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
18th Jul 17, 1:39pm
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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
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
7th May 17, 7:17am
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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
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy argues the changing basis of economic prosperity demands a fundamental rethink of the way society is organised
24th Mar 17, 11:30am
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Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy argues the changing basis of economic prosperity demands a fundamental rethink of the way society is organised
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
15th Mar 17, 8:00am
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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
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
6th Aug 16, 9:24am
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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
The world's first vote on a universal basic income beaten 3:1. It didn't win in any canton
6th Jun 16, 11:59am
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The world's first vote on a universal basic income beaten 3:1. It didn't win in any canton
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
18th Apr 16, 11:13am
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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
Michael Fletcher agrees a Universal Basic Income may be a good idea – but we will still need social security that works
16th Apr 16, 10:39am
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Michael Fletcher agrees a Universal Basic Income may be a good idea – but we will still need social security that works
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
16th Apr 16, 8:32am
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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
Matt Nolan takes a detailed look at the concept of a universal basic income
1st Apr 16, 10:03am
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Matt Nolan takes a detailed look at the concept of a universal basic income
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy thinks that a universal basic income could appeal to conservatives and liberals alike
29th Mar 16, 9:28am
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Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy thinks that a universal basic income could appeal to conservatives and liberals alike
Gareth Morgan reports on the proposal by Finland to pilot a UBI model; assesses the likely impacts and how New Zealand could do it
14th Dec 15, 9:29am
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Gareth Morgan reports on the proposal by Finland to pilot a UBI model; assesses the likely impacts and how New Zealand could do it
Terry Baucher finds many families grappling with the EMTR problem; says Universal Basic Income one obvious alternative
17th Aug 15, 10:03am
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Terry Baucher finds many families grappling with the EMTR problem; says Universal Basic Income one obvious alternative
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
7th Oct 14, 5:18pm
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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
Freedom in economics needs to be strategically curbed by regulation and supported by effective redistribution, says Gareth Morgan. Your view?
14th Dec 11, 12:06am
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Freedom in economics needs to be strategically curbed by regulation and supported by effective redistribution, says Gareth Morgan. Your view?
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?
16th Nov 11, 12:05am
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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?