Category: Rent recovery or avoidance
|March 14, 2015||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Rent recovery or avoidance|
Canadians in British Columbia already get a dividend from a carbon tax. Can Americans be far behind? That’s up to the American people.
|January 29, 2015||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance|
The US’s Bureau of Land Management and Office of Natural Resources Revenue fail to collect all royalties owed, effectively padding corporate profit.
|January 7, 2015||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance|
It’s good the Federal Communications Commission is getting some money for the citizenry but are they competent to get all on the table?
|October 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes, Rent recovery or avoidance|
The deal comes over two years after the administration settled with 41 other tribes for about $1 billion collectively.
|April 5, 2014||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
Obama reiterated his call to quit subsidizing Big Oil, to recover the rents they capture, and to invest in clean power.
|March 17, 2014||Posted by Staff under Activism, Rent recovery or avoidance|
Filmmaker Boynton warns of the corruption and conflict coming to Ghana after oil is discovered.
|February 17, 2014||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Politics, Rent recovery or avoidance|
Mid February, a federal holiday, no school! But should that mean no thinking, too? Or, better, learn the real history.
|January 16, 2014||Posted by Mike OMara under Rent recovery or avoidance, The Progress Report|
A house for every family — good idea — as is a share of the worth of Earth, unless a share entices people to exploit the Earth.
|January 12, 2014||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance|
In Holland, where the nation reclaimed much of the land from the sea, often the land and the home have different owners.
|January 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance|
Ireland has the political will to put a levy on perfectly useful land going to waste. Can elsewhere stand up to speculators?
|January 2, 2014||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance|
Leaders in a Caribbean island and in a Massachusetts town both did the right thing and recovered publicly generated values.
|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 6, 2013||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance|
Did you realize that so much of the spending in the economy never rewards any owner’s effort or any lender’s credit? That being the case, whose is it?
|December 4, 2013||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance|
In the US capital, six firms took turns winning tax liens on properties worth $540 million. The odds that their bidding pattern was a coincidence? Less than 1 in 1000.