Category: The Progress Report
|February 12, 2014||Posted by Martin Adams under Activism, The Progress Report|
This is a sequel to Henry George, Part 1: A Quest for Answers. His life was so filled with drama it could be a movie. Best of all, people loved him greatly.
|January 16, 2014||Posted by Mike OMara under Rent recovery or avoidance, The Progress Report|
A house for every family — good idea — as is a share of the worth of Earth, unless a share entices people to exploit the Earth.
|January 5, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption, The Progress Report|
A guy with dirt on the US Chamber of Commerce and a Republican fundraiser for the 2010 elections needs an obscure federal judge to overrule the IRS.
|January 4, 2014||Posted by Joel S. Hirschhorn under Editorials, The Progress Report|
Earlier this year our contributor visited South Africa. Nelson Mandela’s passing brought tears to his eyes. Did the media cover apartheid and the US?
|December 31, 2013||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt, The Progress Report|
The “economic war among the states”, spurred on by corporations, creates more insider deals and corruption than jobs, the excuse for favoritism.
|December 27, 2013||Posted by Staff under The Progress Report, War / Peace|
If a poor, oil-rich Muslim country really threatens America, is a US attack really the best response? Or would something more legal be better?
|November 30, 2013||Posted by Staff under Good Press, The Progress Report|
Leaders, statesmen, and journalists responsive to society’s need for deep change are a rare breed anywhere but fortunately a bit common somewhere.
|November 21, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental, The Progress Report|
Our natural enemies love how we change water temperatures and overfish. Contrary to popular belief, treating a jellyfish sting with urine isn’t advised. What is advised is geonomic justice.
|November 18, 2013||Posted by Staff under Taxes, The Progress Report|
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.
|November 6, 2013||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under The Progress Report|
|October 31, 2013||Posted by Staff under Editorials, The Progress Report|
Someone has invented a way to keep insiders from winning favors that enrich themselves and impoverish others. How? End subsidies. Don’t let politicians spend our money. Let’s spend it ourselves. Pay ourselves a Citizens Dividend from recovered “rents”. Sort of like Alaska and Singapore do. Charge full value for privileges then disburse the raised revenue. Then techno-progress will benefit everyone.
|October 27, 2013||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Editorials, The Progress Report|
A wannabe reformer and buddy of Clinton made a popular movie about the problem but lacking the basic solution. Our brains turn to the easy, not necessarily the effective. Funny.
|October 26, 2013||Posted by Staff under Financial, The Progress Report|
Shifting the burden of a major bank collapse from the blameless taxpayer to the blameless depositor is another case of robbing Peter to pay Paul, while the real perpetrators carry on with their risky, speculative banking schemes, notes Ellen Brown.
|October 25, 2013||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Editorials, The Progress Report|
However beneficial a creed may be, can it excuse abuses by the ruling elite?