|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.
|December 16, 2013||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles, High Cost of Land|
Want to put a price tag on paradise? Find out the price of an ordinary location in a world-class city, then subtract several thou.
|December 15, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial|
When Wall St owned only mortgages, they were like landlords, interest was like rent. Now they are the actual rent-taking landlords.
|December 15, 2013||Posted by Staff under Corruption|
Our ruling class cheats the public pretty openly. Has any law enforcer the guts to indict a powerful couple like Blum and Feinstein?
|December 14, 2013||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
Putin tells his army to get ready to fight for the North Pole. Will Santa skadoodle early this year? Can’t nations get over this?
|December 14, 2013||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles, Environmental|
Do the math. A tax on carbon emissions gets paid mostly by who? The rich or the poor? But who gets the tax revenue?
|December 12, 2013||Posted by Staff under Politics, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
America is facing tough decisions. But one of them is not feeding our most vulnerable vs. subsidizing our wealthiest insiders.
|December 12, 2013||Posted by Staff under High Cost of Land|
High rent now causes hunger when it could be good news if society were to recover then share the rental value of land.
|December 12, 2013||Posted by Staff under Geonomics In Action|
Landowners in Nigeria, like landowners everywhere, try to avoid paying the rental value of their locations but it is society that creates it.
|December 11, 2013||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
If in the current system for finding researchers in academia somebody of the creativity of Peter Higgs could not find a job, how many researchers of his caliber have never found work?