Brent Ranalli is based in Massachusetts and is a Feasta trustee. He is a former instructor in environmental studies at Boston College and a Research Scholar with the Ronin Institute, with interests in Basic Income, monetary reform, and other policy questions. Brent is a policy professional who provides project management and communications support to public sector clients at The Cadmus Group, LLC. Carbon dividends are one example of common wealth dividends. Brent's book Common Wealth Dividends: History and Theory is due to be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2021. More of his writings can be found here.Brent Ranalli has written 3 articles so far, you can find them below.
About Brent Ranalli
Brent Ranalli describes the optimal way to organise an auction for carbon permits as part of a system for reliably capping the supply of fossil fuel at the point of extraction or import.
The U.S. is poised to take aggressive, belated action on climate change. What legislation should U.S. politicians pass in order to ensure that that action is both effective in reducing emissions, and fair? Brent Ranalli provides some evidence-based suggestions.
"With the Covid-19 crisis, calls for a basic income are gaining new momentum. The U.S., and other countries too, could enjoy the immense society-wide benefit of a Basic Income if they are willing to set aside the sour grapes argument...of not providing a social safety net to out-groups," writes Brent Ranalli.