Posts Tagged by Australia
|January 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
Because we get to keep the rental value our land commands, rather than pay it to our community, we’re all turned into speculators.
|January 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
Aussie graziers: rent seekers from the public, bone collectors of their thousands of dead cattle, and obstinate toward Mother Nature.
|December 20, 2013||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
What do they know that you don’t about timing the business cycle, which is really the real estate cycle? Time to grab the common wealth?
|December 13, 2013||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
You got to love it when good ideas get good coverage as happens Down Under about basic changes for economic justice.
|November 15, 2013||Posted by Staff under Activism|
Speculators buy homes not to lease them out but purely for capital gain and so don’t bother with having tenants before selling, driving up the number of empty properties. That’s one way to grab location value. A better way is to get a share of the all the land value in one’s region. Owners would get all the value of their buildings, but not their site. Ground rents would become our common wealth.
|November 13, 2013||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
A blogger who gets millions of views per year joins the growing chorus for tax sanity.
|May 20, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Australia and Kenya propose ways to settle claims New laws to heal past injustices Some places, citizens get to hear their leaders boldly advance sharing the commons. We trim, blend, and append two 2010 articles from (1) Kenyas Daily Nation, […]
|March 22, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
DC fixer-uppers become tax ruins or renewals? Breaking in on the rent seekers When the US capitols city government doubled its property tax rate to 10% for unoccupied residential buildings and vacant lots, land-rent hoarders claimed it would backfire; it […]
|June 13, 2008||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Prairie populist would smile at Stanhope budget initiative The main daily in Australia’s capital pushes sharing land value We trim this 2008 editorial appearing in the Canberra Times on May 10. The author is their editor-at-large. by Jack Waterford Whenever […]
|April 16, 2008||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Property bubble leads to crash landing Australia’s main daily publishes op-ed on real reform. Down Under, with a history of taxing land, leads the way with open discussion on public revenue reform. We post this 2008 op-ed from The Age, […]
|June 20, 2007||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Untested Genetic Manipulations Should You Have a Say in Your Food Safety? Here is an article by the executive director of Gene Ethics, an Australian organization. The high cost of opening the door to GM crops by Bob Phelps June, […]
|February 3, 2007||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Who Controls Your Drinking Water? Australians to Drink Processed Sewage as Drought Continues Here are portions of an article appearing at edie.net by Goska Romanowicz Australians are to follow in Britain’s footsteps and start reprocessing sewage for drinking water, the […]
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Staff under Banneker, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Adam Smith had great wisdom about taxes. Where you can find the best taxation ideas.
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Hanno T. Beck under Book Reviews|
The Prosperity Paradox: The Economic Wisdom of Henry George, Rediscovered. Foreword & compiled by Dr. Mark Hassed. Victoria, Australia: Chatsworth Village Pty Ltd., copyright 2000. Paperbound, 174 pages. reviewed by Hanno T. Beck Mighty Words Let’s start with a […]
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Staff under Archive, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Lack of Justice, Not “Overpopulation,” Causes World Hunger Nature Not to Blame Below is the text of a radio broadcast by the Justice Party of Australia. Every nation ought to have a Justice Party. Does yours? Many people have been […]