"Christine Lagarde will have immense power to lead the transformation of the world’s economic system to one that supports the 99% and keeps the world below the 1.5 degree climate threshold. Will she use that power for good?" asks Mike Sandler.
We argue that in order to achieve its new objectives, CAP policymakers need to collaborate with other high-level EU and global bodies so as to establish a core economic framework that would include Cap and Share, a basic income, land value tax, debt-free money issuance and reforms to the international trading organisations.
Caroline Whyte writes that universal basic income is "an exciting idea, and this book is well worth reading if you’re even mildly curious to learn more about its potential."
Graham Barnes argues that the misallocation of credit by banks exacerbates instability and inequality, and results in the neglect of projects that aren't profitable. He proposes two possible solutions.
If a Basic Income is indeed a Good Thing, then new currencies will increasingly seek to build it into their design from the outset. This article by Graham Barnes looks at the rationale for BI and at implications for currencies that incorporate BI as one of their currency issuance mechanisms.
My goodness, have things come to this? The normally circumspect Ambrose Evans Pritchard writes in the conservative UK newspaper The Telegraph as follows… “Having followed the German political scene closely for the last five months, it is clear to me that almost the entire German political establishment is out of its depth, ideological, sometimes smug, [...]