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Whiteboard Wednesday – Gareth Morgan’s tax and welfare reforms. What does it mean for you

Since we have started the Whiteboard Fridays/Wednesday we have been talking a lot about capital taxes, universal basic incomes and flat taxes. Several people have asked what in means for them. In this Whiteboard Wednesday video, Geoff talks us through how the ideas in The Big Kahuna. We have also made this handy calculator, so you […]

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Gareth Morgan’s Ratana Speech.

Kia ora koutou, My name as some of you will know is Gareth Morgan, I was born and raised in Putaruru in the South Waikato by my mother and father. My Father was Roderic Morgan and my mother Mary Morgan who both came from Cardiff, in Wales. My wife is Joanne Morgan and together we […]

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Ten Types of People Who Would be Better Off with an Unconditional Basic Income

Yesterday we saw why our current benefit system is broken. Instead of our complex, bureaucratic welfare system that stigmatizes the worst off people in our society, we think every adult in our country should receive an unconditional basic income. New Zealand is a rich country, we can afford it. An unconditional basic income recognises everyone’s […]

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Co-operation needed to deliver rangatiratanga fairly

So far we’ve identified the achievements of the Treaty settlement and reconciliation process, and flagged that the process is now being pushedbeyond the point of being useful. Let’s turn to how important Maori aspirations can be addressed more effectively and sustainably than the current Waitangi Tribunal process will manage. We’re clear the conversation about Maori […]

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