Posts Tagged by economics
|February 2, 2015||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Editorials|
Winston Churchill (a supporter of Henry George) said that it was well that Clement Atlee were modest for he had much to be modest about. Same goes for economics.
|January 21, 2015||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Our latest roundup of articles appearing in the press that endorse — and explain why it benefits everyone — the proposal to make everyone pay site rent.
|January 5, 2015||Posted by Fred E. Foldvary, PhD under Editorials|
You think of Marx you think of labor and capital but believe it or not some Marxists think clearly about land.
|December 18, 2014||Posted by Fred E. Foldvary, PhD under Editorials|
While conservatives reject Marxist redistribution, they accept Marx’s elevation of capital and redistribution to themselves.
|November 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Many of us have long known in our guts that something about mainstream economics doesn’t add up. A new book suggests we were right.
|July 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Thomas Piketty’s book is a bestseller for a good reason. It uses historical data to show the rich must get richer. But from manmade capital or natural land?
|June 13, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
When even economists don’t take seriously conventional economics, you know something’s wrong. Yet the press still treats them as experts.
|April 20, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
All the buying and selling you do takes place in the physical universe, subject to its laws, even if economists don’t like it.
|December 8, 2013||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
While other scientists have them, economists, who if laid end to end could not come to a conclusion, even disagree on what the canon of economics should be.
|November 2, 2013||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Economists base their policies on ideologies and tortured data. They recommend austerity – the equivalent of doctors bleeding patients. But is regulation the cure? This cry for controlling markets happens every business cycle. To get to the root, and remove temptation, better to take land value out of mortgages, so speculators have nothing to speculate on, and pay the raised revenue as dividends to citizens.
|October 17, 2012||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under The Geonomist Blog|
Over fifteen years ago, the New Yorker did an article on an economist who crusaded against this faux prize. The author pointed out that the money for the prize comes not just from the central bank of Sweden but from […]