Turning Tax and Welfare in New Zealand on its Head
New Zealand’s tax and welfare policies are a mess. Could the solution be abolishing the current welfare system and radically overhauling the tax system?
Is this feasible? Is it desirable?
Gareth Morgan puts some radical changes to tax and welfare on the table at the launch of his new book, The Big Kahuna—turning tax and welfare in New Zealand on its head.
Watch Gareth's presentation
Part One - The Big Kahuna Intro
Part Two - Tax in Civil Society
Part Three - Origins of Redistribution
Part Four - Where did we Lose the Plot
Part Five - Modernist Approach to Transfers
Part Six - 5 Principles of Redistribution Regimes
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Part Seven - An Inalienable Right to Dignified Life
Part Eight - The Comprehansive Capital Tax
Part Nine - Inequity Graphs
Part Ten - Our Proposal
Part Eleven - Who Gets Slammed the Hardest?
Part Twelve - Why the Need for a Revolution?
Part Thirteen - Is the Big Kahuna Respectable?
More information, discussion, calculators, book sales at /bigkahuna/
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