Posts Tagged by Development
|January 29, 2014||Posted by Staff under Patent Copyright|
The US innovates with cut-throat capitalism; must other countries choose to reward high performers over rough equality?
|January 21, 2014||Posted by Staff under Activism, Land Disputes|
Public revulsion over the destruction of rice fields and the subsequent suicides of two elders fueled the protest by thousands.
|January 19, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Skeptical of globalization? On trade, migration, and markets, the views of even educated laypersons not supported by the data.
|December 4, 2013||Posted by Staff under Activism|
Good news: Poor nations seek answers. Bad news: they don’t seek far enough. Since the right’s recommendations did not work, now back to the left? What about neither?
|July 22, 2013||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Editorials, The Progress Report|
Africans get electrified which has a known upside but it takes our Sr Editor Fred Foldvary to point out the downside.
|March 16, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
ClawBack details tax bias for big business … Big-name economist tells Congress to geonomize Was Congress listening? One hopes so. Dr. Galbraith was speaking sense. We trim, blend, and append four 2011 articles, three from Clawback, the newsletter of Good […]
|November 10, 2010||Posted by Staff under Book Reviews|
Land policy critic’s book is a surprise hit The Real State Is Real Estate We trim, blend, and append three 2010 articles on Land and the Ruling Class in Hong Kong, a book about real estate hegemony in that former […]
|August 12, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Vote green, Circle your boats, and Invite marketers Full liability, Safe fishery, and a Right Green Alliance? Limiting the liability of those imposing risks on others was never a good idea. Now the home to enormous salmon runs and majestic […]
|July 27, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
De-fund Ethanol, Get Funds from Renewables Use Tax Dollars for Public Media? For Oil? For … If you accept the notion of politicians spending our money for us, then you must argue that your own subsidies shine while the other […]
|May 11, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Better Governance: A Case for Parliamentary Systems UK Green Party gain first MP with Brighton win British voters were able to put hope above fear. One system of democratic government is consistently better, and its not the one we have […]
|February 18, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
US aid rules in Somalia are impossible, says UN envoy Country Spent N1.8 Trillion on Petroleum Subsidies in Four Years Nigeria’s finance minister is ready to try what works while the UN in Somalia says the US conditions on aid […]
|February 9, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Some Kyrgyz disapprove of renting land to Kazakhstan A Woman Burns in China, a Village Heals in Africa Chinas land grab drives some to suicide while some Africans are actually resolving land disputes. To settle disputes permanently — and in […]
|January 22, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Economic use of land ‘to help achieve double-digit growth’ Taxing land would benefit KC Two different economists considered two different places — a nation and a city — and reached the same conclusion: by recovering land value, society would motivate […]
|October 7, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
The Resource Curse has been Broken by some Rent-rich Norway According to an annual report by the United Nations, what makes some nations livable, others not? We append this 2009 article from the BBC on October 5. by the BBC […]
|September 3, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Having land available makes a difference Katrina’s legacy & Is population growth a Ponzi scheme? With both development and growth, The profits go to the few, and everyone else picks up the tab. We trim, blend, and append two 2009 […]