6.20 The 'Robin Hood' patent and initiative

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What if you were put in charge of the World tomorrow? How would you run the planet?

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Andronicos "The Great" as Director of the Human Race and Manager Planet Earth commands and Andronicos "The Cynic" responds as follows.........


Big greedy corporations and rich people withhold payment when due to smaller corporations and poorer people. They greedily earn interest on the money.

A non profit patent has been created to enable governments and groups of governments to automatically collect late payment surcharges and keep a percentage in the form of a new taxation.

Some of this new taxation will be used to eliminate poverty. A by-product of the system is to create a very secure debenture security to allow smaller businesses to borrow money to create jobs which will create taxation and stimulate local economies further.

Its catalyst will be an explosion in E-commerce and Internet usage. This invention will become the central hub for all invoicing and electronic payment systems - not their replacement.

I direct reputable and respected economists to prove a theory, which states -

"The (Real) Andronicos first and last theorem on economics" states -

"Automatically levying, harvesting and enforcing a late payment surcharge on electronic invoices will act as a trigger to substantially increase the quality of floating security available to lenders, which in turn will create liquidity to SMEs, create jobs, increase wealth and provide for a new species of corporate taxation that will subsidise the taxation payable by individuals, whilst at the same time benefiting charities and NGOs."

Finally, I wish to make clear that when the system eventually goes live, due to its strategic importance in controlling most inter-company invoices around the World, it will be built with one major safeguard: if it is unavailable, normal postal invoicing will be allowed.

The highlights of this patent that will contribute to the eradication of poverty (and subsidise taxation), including a satirical Budget speech by the British Government, can be found below.

  1. Robin Hood

I thought this book and website forbade advertising.

I think you will find this is a charitable initiative and not a commercial venture.

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