One Finite Planet

Wealth Distribution, Employment & Basic Income

Parent / Sub topics
Reference
Wealth & Happiness Vs Population: Farming Humans?

Wealth & Happiness Vs Population: Farming Humans?

Economic Growth: The Holy Grail, Or Another Myth?

Wealth Tax: Good Idea? Bad Idea?

The New Economics of Population Growth in a Finite world

Wealth Inequality: Who wants More Inequality?

Highlander Economics: Does it end with only one?

Trickle Up Economics / Farming Humans: How the wealthy get wealthy.

Trickle Up Economics / Farming Humans: How the wealthy get wealthy.

How the ‘basic income’ proposal could change society

Australian Record Trade Surplus: good news, or a warning on automation?

Timeline
Topics and Subtopics.
All: Wealth Distribution, Employment & Basic Income

Exploring The Roles Of Employment In Society.

This is an an examination of the roles of employment in society. This a reference page as background to deeper explorations on the impact or robotics, the arguments for a ‘living wage’ or basic income, and other topics.

Read More »

Wealth & Happiness Vs Population: Farming Humans?

The powerful and the wealthy argue that increasing population is good for the economy.

But while, the larger the population, the greater the power in being leader of the population, if anything this leads to less individual wealth and happiness. Countries are a finite size with finite resources. More people means, on average, a smaller share each. Of course, everyone’s share isn’t equal, and those with enough wealth, can still even grow their share, leaving less for everyone else.

It is not just politicians who benefit at the expense of the masses, as the larger the population, the greater the wealth of the most wealthy, and the more revenue to monopolies and the largest businesses on the stock indices.

Read More »

Trickle Up Economics / Farming Humans: How the wealthy get wealthy.

It was a reference to the wonderful children’s politician’s fairy tale of ‘trickle down economics’ that started me on the question: How do the wealthy get wealthy?

The answer is by collecting wealth from many people, the more people contributing wealth, the more wealth to be gained.

The effective path to great wealth is farming humans to collect a small amount of wealth from each human ‘in the farm’.

Read More »