|June 6, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
When state and local politicians of one state compete with those of another jurisdiction, they race to the bottom where taxpayers lose.
|June 2, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
The Economist, The Guardian, The Independent, The Washington Post — these are major papers covering a major idea for the good of all.
|June 1, 2014||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Editorials|
The Pope talks about inequality in income and wealth but not in land ownership. The Roman Catholic Church owns a lot of it.
|May 31, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Jesse Myerson is a lively writer with good ideas that don’t need much refinement to be perfectly spot on — that is, geoist.
|May 25, 2014||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Editorials|
Women soldiers can be assaulted more often by a fellow soldier than ever by an enemy soldier. Hopefully both can be banned.
|May 22, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
People worked much less than 40 hrs per week in the Dark Ages and in the Stone Age. How’d our ancestors achieve that?
|May 22, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Thomas Piketty is all the rage now but still has a long way to go before he can touch the impact of 19th c. hero Henry George.
|May 21, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
If you’re a broker who over-charges your investors, you strike it rich. If you’re laborer who picks food, you say poor.
|May 20, 2014||Posted by Catherine Cashmore under Editorials|
Liberal and Labor alike have for decades ignored the role of land in their economic modelling – this latest budget does, too.
|May 18, 2014||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Editorials|
When the least skilled workers get an artificial boost due to politicians, how long do they stay better off?
|May 17, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Cowboys say they’re independent while accepting taxpayer help. Even if no land were public, owners still owe neighbors a rent.
|May 16, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
We take comfort in our belief that somebody knows enough to get things right for us but even they make major mistakes.
|May 14, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Once you get used to shopping in a state without a sales tax — like Oregon — you can never go back to the irritation of the impost.
|May 11, 2014||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Editorials|
If you feel your rights are not always respected by government, perhaps you and yours need a new social compact.
|May 9, 2014||Posted by Catherine Cashmore under Editorials|
Most people scramble for the crumbs instead of stand up to the powers imposing austerity while raking in fortunes.