The Robin Hood Tax

Take some time to view the concept behind our Financial Transactions Tax.

Future News

The Robin Hood Tax campaign takes a cheeky look at what the world might be like in 2024, with a tax which tackles extreme poverty, climate change and cuts to public services.
Stephnie de Ruyter
Stephnie de Ruyter, Party Leader
Party Leader
The Origins of Social Credit
Development of modern banking has resulted in nations losing the power to issue most of their own money. The financial system, worldwide, is based on debt.
Media Releases
"Under the regulatory coherence proposals for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement the government's ability to create regulations to handle emergencies such as Christchurch's earthquakes could disappear" says John Ring, Democrats for Social Credit’s Foreign Affairs spokesman and Wigram candidat...
Published: 17 September 2014

“The government is lowering the standards for the repair of Christchurch's fresh water, sewage, storm water, and roading systems (collectively known as horizontal infrastructure),” says John Ring, Democrats for Social Credit candidate for Wigram.
Published: 16 September 2014

“Although on opposite sides of the House, Labour and National have played team tag when it comes to policy” said Katherine Ransom, DSC Social Issues Spokesman and Waikato electorate candidate. “While National panders to the prejudices of supporters  −  who assume that if you’re poor and out...
Published: 15 September 2014

“The agreement between the government and the Christchurch City Council about sharing costs of the rebuild is due to be revised in December, as some costs are more accurately known now than they were originally,“ says Warren Voight, Local Body spokesman for Democrats for Social Credit.   
Published: 13 September 2014

Kiwi voters would do well to note the advice given  this week to Queensland people by retired judge and renowned corruption fighter Tony Fitzgerald, according to Democrats for Social Credit health spokesman David Tranter. 
Published: 12 September 2014

The 2014 election campaign has nudged the need for a Financial Transaction Tax into the spotlight, with several parties promoting the tax which has been Democrats for Social Credit policy since the late 1980s .
Published: 08 September 2014

Democrats for Social Credit (DSC) basic policy is a reform of the financial system that is crippling New Zealand.  Our money supply is being created by commercial banks out of thin air, and lent to us with compounding interest and fees attached. DSC will direct the Reserve Bank to take over the m...
Published: 17 September 2014

In stark contrast to the tired old policies being promoted on the hustings by other parties, the Democrats for Social Credit Party has a workable policy platform for the 21st century.
Published: 16 September 2014

‘Efficiency’, like ‘restructuring’, mostly means fewer jobs, more poverty and more money for shareholders. Democrats for Social Credit (DSC) promote efficiencies that benefit everyone, including business.
Published: 15 September 2014

The Democrats for Social Credit Party has always understood that small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of our way of life. Therefore our policies discriminate very much in favour of such enterprises. T he economic health of this class of business is fundamentally linked to the strengt...
Published: 15 September 2014

DSC is firmly convinced that income, and a lack of it, is central to the issue of poverty and inequality.  Too many government assistance programmes (Working for Families, Paid Parental Leave, baby bonuses) are targeted to people in work, discriminating against families who subsist on a benefit, ...
Published: 09 September 2014

Sixty years… sixty years we’ve been politically campaigning. Sixty years of being a registered political party. - How stubborn, dogged, determined, focussed our membership has been … and in fact, must still be …to front up to yet another election.
Published: 01 September 2014

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The Guardian
Issue 65
Guardian Issue 64 
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