I’ve published a couple of articles in The Conversation this week. The first, on a topic where I’ve done quite a bit of work, is headlined The Greens’ liveable income guarantee is a serious idea the major parties won’t touch – yet
The second, a bit more tangential to my interests, but relevant to my main focus on climate change, is headlined Atomic disruption: how Russia’s war on Ukraine has rattled the nuclear world order
You can comment at The Conversation if you want to, but I’m hoping to host better quality discussion here.
Good idea, will vote for the Green party in the next election. I'd like to suggest that:
(1) the income should be paid into a "liveable income guarantee account" at the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and linked to an e-wallet of the beneficiary's choice,
(2) any issue over eligibility should be reviewed by a "jury of peers" vs public servant bureaucrats, and
(3) the RBA should be authorised to: (a) top up the "liveable income guarantee account" if the RBA wants to do "quantitative-qualitative easing", or alternatively (b) pay interest on outstanding balance if it wants to do "quantitative tightening".
That's kinda weird. Tbh I have better performance at Reddit on my phone rather than PC.
Anyhoo, reading thru my housing affordability info lines. This may have some interest relevance for Australia situation.