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The Common Purpose Economy
NoticeThis presentation is free to all users and may befreely copied and distributed on a not-for-profitbasis. Please note...
CompetitionIn fact it’s not a race               Or winner takes all        It’s about finding your niche              Goo...
ContributionFulfilment is throughmaking our bestcontribution whereand when we see theneed.
Income Shared Base Income Guaranteed IncomeUniversal Basic Income                         A half share of all the income f...
Bertrand Russell -                           “…a certain small                           income, sufficient for           ...
Philippe Van Parijs (Belgian political economist) -“A basic income is an income paid by a politicalcommunity to all its me...
IncentiveIt’s not about getting rid of thefinancial incentive                                     It’s about prioritising ...
Ideas & GrowthSome products will always be limited -products from limited resources. Therewill always be an income from th...
ProductionLimited resources areconverted to unlimitedproduct by the multiplier                Bespoke units drop to theof ...
Market                                                                 UNDP Human Development                             ...
PricingMassive markets with minimal duplication &distribution costs could lead to per unit pricingthat is a fraction of ev...
MoneyFacilitates trade, and is a requirement for security, but does not fulfil our potential
FinanceFinance for production, not speculation
ValueValue is in fulfilment and in the level of the shared base income that enables it
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The Common Purpose Economy

  1. 1. The Common Purpose Economy
  2. 2. NoticeThis presentation is free to all users and may befreely copied and distributed on a not-for-profitbasis. Please note that many of the images usedin the slides have been sourced on a fair-use basisfrom the Internet and so no profit should beextracted from their use in this presentation, or viaany other medium, without permission from theirrespective copyright holders.
  3. 3. CompetitionIn fact it’s not a race Or winner takes all It’s about finding your niche Good competition helps direct us to where we’re best able to contribute and helps us collaborate without even intending it.
  4. 4. ContributionFulfilment is throughmaking our bestcontribution whereand when we see theneed.
  5. 5. Income Shared Base Income Guaranteed IncomeUniversal Basic Income A half share of all the income from trade into a base income we all receive.
  6. 6. Bertrand Russell - “…a certain small income, sufficient for necessaries, should be secured to all, whether they work or not…” Proposed Roads To Freedom (1918) Martin Luther King, Jr. - “I am now convinced that the simplest approach will prove to be the mostJohn Kenneth Galbraith (economist) - effective - the solution to poverty is to“…provision of a basic income as a abolish it directly by a now widelymatter of general right… discussed measure: The GuaranteedIf the individual cannot find (or does Income.”not seek) employment, he or she has Where Do We Go From Here? (1967)this income on which to survive.”The Affluent Society (1958)
  7. 7. Philippe Van Parijs (Belgian political economist) -“A basic income is an income paid by a politicalcommunity to all its members on an individualbasis, without means test or work requirement.”Basic Income: A Simple and Powerful Idea for the21st Century (2000)., Redesigning Distribution. Götz Werner (German tycoon) - “…the point of an income is to enable [people] to work [contribute], rather than income being the reason for working.” Grundeinkommen (2008)
  8. 8. IncentiveIt’s not about getting rid of thefinancial incentive It’s about prioritising the incentive of fulfilment
  9. 9. Ideas & GrowthSome products will always be limited -products from limited resources. Therewill always be an income from these toshare.But other products tend towardsabundance - products from unlimitedresources, e.g. ideas & knowledge.With the sharing of income unlimitedproducts tend to become free, as wecan more afford to provide them forfree.With shared income and shared ideas,growth is unlimited and shared.
  10. 10. ProductionLimited resources areconverted to unlimitedproduct by the multiplier Bespoke units drop to theof unlimited ideas. cost of mass produced units through flexible computer- controlled automation.
  11. 11. Market UNDP Human Development Report 1992, New York, Oxford University PressThe market is good at distributinggoods and services (to a point) But is poor at distributing incomes
  12. 12. PricingMassive markets with minimal duplication &distribution costs could lead to per unit pricingthat is a fraction of even the smallest unit ofcurrency.
  13. 13. MoneyFacilitates trade, and is a requirement for security, but does not fulfil our potential
  14. 14. FinanceFinance for production, not speculation
  15. 15. ValueValue is in fulfilment and in the level of the shared base income that enables it
  16. 16. For further information visit… OUR SYSTEM http://oursystem.infoThe Common Purpose Manifestohttp://thecommonpurpose.com

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