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==[[4-Pillars| Reform: 4-Pillars of the Liberal Awakening]]==----
==== **Economic Reform**====
== [[Economic Freedom|Capitalism]] - [[Capitalism|Banking & Finance]] - [[Taxation]] - [[Borrowing|Government Borrowing]] - [[Free Trade|Free Trade & Competition]]==----

==Capitalism is the Solution NOT the Problem==
1) Banks, large multi-nationals, and government have all connived together to restrict competition and put up barriers to entry.
1) True Capitalism has been compromised by a combination of so-called //Too big to fail// culture, legal intimidation, government interference, uncompetitive pricing, monopoly power, and multinational tax manipulation.
1) We will return industries to truly capitalist enterprises that allow easy entry to the marketplace, and split up multinationals Businesses that either have conflict of interests within their product range or indulge in any restrictive practices.
a) //Example//: Broadcasters will be split up so that they cannot own production and delivery (eg Sky, BT and BBC will be split up into //content// providers and //delivery// providers).
a) //Example//: Software manufacturers will be divided into //platform// providers and //Application// providers. (eg. Microsoft and Google will not be allowed to offer operating systems and apps that run on them.
1) Directors will also be held criminally responsible for any anti-competitive practices.
1) Service industries (eg. health) will be assessed to see which is the most efficient provider of high quality, compassionate services. No dogmatic stance will be taken.
1) Utilities (eg. Transport & power) will become totally self financing and will not be subsidised from general taxation. The transport budget will have to be self financing, and investment in road or rail will have to be self financed. A //Hypothecated// tax regime will be introduced.

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