|December 22, 2013||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles, High Cost of Land|
Long ago, David Ricardo asked if high corn prices pull up land rents or do high land rents push up corn prices? From today’s farmers, the evidence is clear.
|December 22, 2013||Posted by Staff under High Cost of Land|
Students in Sweden go to college for free but still graduate with a ton of debt? Why? Hint: Are landlords so generous?
|December 21, 2013||Posted by Staff under Health|
You are what you eat. People in New England may get a chance to show that pristine food is healthier and that labels are wiser.
|December 21, 2013||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Activism|
Merry Solstice! The longest night and shortest day brings glad tidings, the opportunity to get the good word out. Pipe up with what works!
|December 21, 2013||Posted by Staff under Geonomics In Action|
Paying land value to government may be a bitter pill but it is good medicine; it deters land speculators and localities could de-tax our useful efforts.
|December 20, 2013||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
What do they know that you don’t about timing the business cycle, which is really the real estate cycle? Time to grab the common wealth?
|December 20, 2013||Posted by Staff under Patent Copyright|
Illegal file sharing does not cheat the entertainment industry so much as their copyrights on music and movie deprives them.
|December 19, 2013||Posted by Staff under Health, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
If GMOs were safe, then why would Monsanto and friends need favors from government that cripple the ability of people to resist what they see as a risk?
|December 18, 2013||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance|
Salt farmers four score years ago protested the British salt tax; now it’s the ground rent of the Indian government feeling oppressive.
|December 17, 2013||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
There’s money to be made in Brazil and like profits everywhere they push up the value of land, even where the poor once lived.
|December 17, 2013||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
Absentee farmland owners get piles of free money they don’t need. Are subsidies broken? Could dividends fix the funding problem?
|December 16, 2013||Posted by Staff under Activism|
Another political party makes real tax reform part of its platform, and it’s a party that could advance the cause big-time.