The indigenous struggle for their territories and commons and natural resources to preserve themselves as a people. People who move often, can they see the need for this connection?
Forget conscience, just going by the bottom line, US taxpayers can afford to be charitable to the poor but not to the wealthy. Bigger picture, neither charity nor favors are needed once we share society’s surplus.
Guess where the contributors got their money from? Most critics can’t see the source and hence miss the solution. The solution is to redirect society’s spending by shifting taxes and subsidies geonomically.
If government used the ratio of tax dollars per casualty to fight cancer that it uses to fight suicide attackers, its budget would be in the 100s of trillion, impossible to fund — but fighting cancer actually might get results.
Israel regards Jerusalem as its undivided capital. However, Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of their future state. Must it belong to only one or can they share?
Signing contracts with oily hands often lets any gain slip away, as companies find ways to minimize the share they pay landowners, sometimes legally, but even when not courts are too lenient.
Railroads left decaying tracks on private land, routes now ideal for hikers. Can owners charge government what they didn’t charge railroads? Are owners greedy or cheated?
Over 15 years now, oil sand’s companies imposed their mishaps on nature yet our “protectors” imposed little in the way of fines. This report comes at an inconvenient time for supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline project.
Are your savings safe? Does it matter where in the business cycle — really a land-price cycle — where we are? What can we do as individuals and as society?
Why does everyone know Marx and so few know Henry George? George’s policies have worked better than Marx’s. Is it because the elite can demonize Marx but not good guy George?
What do you pay for when buying a home? The house or the land? Depends on where you are. Buy a mansion in a desirable place and most of your millions go to the site, not the structure.
The number of Americans who renounced their citizenship in the second quarter of 2013 increased sixfold over the same period in 2012. No matter where you make money, the US wants some of it.
Neither those hanging on to power nor those grasping it can make things better, only geonomists can. Just as the laws of physics and biology cannot be changed, nor can the laws of economics.
Detroit’s broke? Why? Its property tax base remains. Though diminished and badly-assessed, it could still fund a renewal if Michigan reads its history and finds the political will.