Because we get to keep the rental value our land commands, rather than pay it to our community, we’re all turned into speculators.
Aussie graziers: rent seekers from the public, bone collectors of their thousands of dead cattle, and obstinate toward Mother Nature.
Most humans have never killed yet think of humans as killers. Are we? Were we? Will we be? Can we change? Can circumstances change?
Over-paying for housing happens to people everywhere, to people with less voice than have landlords and lenders, so little gets done … so far.
A popular magazine for millennials and all ages boldly and clearly calls for basic reforms that would transform our economy, society, and very lives.
Licensing may be well-intended but it has a downside: poor people can’t afford them, so to start their own business they must work under the table.
Scientists who study the ocean see the floor beneath them went from 1% covered in dead debris to 98% covered covered in two years. What’s up with that?
In Europe, awash with too many carbon allowances, it cheaper to buy the rights to pollute the atmosphere than to quit polluting — unlike elsewhere.
“Georgism”, after Henry George, was an earlier term. This latter one is more generic, since the concepts preceded George and have been refined since George.
New York City charter schools in low-income neighborhoods, whose numbers are on the rise, show some of the most impressive achievement gains.
You’ve heard about China’s smog but did you know pollution of air, water, land, and food has ruined 8 million acres of farmland across the country?
A guy with dirt on the US Chamber of Commerce and a Republican fundraiser for the 2010 elections needs an obscure federal judge to overrule the IRS.
Downtowns have better transit, prettier buildings, and richer residents, yet exciting art requires affordability, diversity, and the time to take risks.
If you wanted to rent all the surface of America, how much would you have to pay the American people every month or year?
Earlier this year our contributor visited South Africa. Nelson Mandela’s passing brought tears to his eyes. Did the media cover apartheid and the US?