If you owned stock in or worked for a weaponeer, even if your pay is not blood money, it still comes from over-charging citizens.
How much more could Hungarians prosper, how much more leisure could they enjoy, if not for insiders stealing public funds?
Women soldiers can be assaulted more often by a fellow soldier than ever by an enemy soldier. Hopefully both can be banned.
You give tax dollars to wind power generators who must then give it to whoever owns the land under windmills. How does that help?
Many workers can’t stretch their paychecks far enough and need welfare or charity or … a fair share of our common wealth?
People worked much less than 40 hrs per week in the Dark Ages and in the Stone Age. How’d our ancestors achieve that?
You don’t want to get audited by people who don’t have to worry about getting audited themselves — they get bonuses!
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.
If you’re a broker who over-charges your investors, you strike it rich. If you’re laborer who picks food, you say poor.
Liberal and Labor alike have for decades ignored the role of land in their economic modelling – this latest budget does, too.
Residents and other species near oil deposits get to know the good and bad of civilization’s addiction to black gold.
When the least skilled workers get an artificial boost due to politicians, how long do they stay better off?
Cowboys say they’re independent while accepting taxpayer help. Even if no land were public, owners still owe neighbors a rent.
We take comfort in our belief that somebody knows enough to get things right for us but even they make major mistakes.
Your pay may be 0.003% of your CEO’s pay but that won’t change until you shift focus from wages to shares of society’s surplus.