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Deirdre Kent, “Combining resource (including land) taxes, monetary reform and basic income is the political challenge of our time”

Deirdre Kent is the co-founder and co-leader of the New Economics Party in New Zealand, and she writes on the three main economic issues her party seeks to address: “the monetary reform movement, (including reforming the national currency and having a whole range of complementary currencies), the tax reform movement to move towards land and other resource taxes and away from income tax and sales tax, and thirdly the movement for a basic income, giving an unconditional, basic income to all people where paid work may not be available for all people.”

Deirdre Kent, “Combining resource (including land) taxes, monetary reform and basic income is the political challenge of our time”, New Economics Party, 10 February 2015.

 

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Josh Martin is a recent graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science where he received an MSc in Social Policy and Planning and wrote his dissertation on the universal basic income as a possible solution to the problems facing Universal Credit in the UK. Prior to LSE, he attended St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and is originally from Decorah, Iowa.

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  • Hi Mrs Kent,

    I would like to get in touch with persons in your organisation who are establishing a way of introducing basic income and/in complementary currencies.

    I’ve put together a high level proposal but it needs to be refined (see website link towards the presentation). My aim is to establish a detailed roadmap that every community could take on board, without having to re-invent the wheel each time.

    Thank you in advance for your feedback.

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