Another oil-rich government, like Alaska does, looks to turn oil rent into land rent. Smart move. Why don’t we all do it? All of us could get comfy from location value. All we need do is charge Land Dues and disburse Rent Dividends to the citizenry.
Hair, breast milk and eggs are doubling as automated teller machines, as the four-year-old “recovery” overlooks labor and wages. Cash-strapped people should also demand immediate justice, a share of society’s surplus, a Citizen’s Dividend for all.
The myth of suburban prosperity has been a stubborn one. Poor neighborhoods are separated enough to be ignored. That suggests a metro government might work better.
More land than a small American state — how can one person own so much? Especially while many others do without?