Universal Basic Income
Many Pirate Parties support and have policies promoting the adoption of a universal and or Unconditional Basic Income UBI). The new leader of the Labour Party has expressed interest in UBI. Should the Pirate Party of New Zealand take a stand on the principle of UBI.
The UBI has already been discussed somewhat in another thread on Social Welfare:
Research and resources:
Online resources, including calculators for different schemes of balances between certain taxes and UBI amounts, offered here: http://bigkahuna.org.nz/
The Icelandic Pirate Party brings the UBI into parliament:
Talk by economics Professor Philippe van Parijs, summing up the usual pat arguments against UBI, and the economic rebuttal to those arguments:
An argument for Guaranteed Minimum Income from Milton Friedman (he calls it Negative Income Tax):