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EC advocates financing government by collecting economic rent in lieu of taxes on jobs, business and consumption, in order to reduce poverty, re-invigorate the economy, preserve nature. In dynamic balance, these three components will deliver jobs, prosperity and ecological sustainability.
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bit of HG popularity in Vancouver

Mon, 2017-09-18 20:42
This from an Earthsharing Canada member: Jeff Dean wrote: HG is enjoying a bit of a renaissance in popularity in Vancouver. UBC prof Patrick Condon wrote an op ed mentioning it recently, and SFU Urban

crypocurriencies and lvt

Mon, 2017-09-18 11:06
I think there's something very interesting and positive brewing for LVT. As cryptocurrencies (like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin) slowly take over form fiat currencies, governments will lose their capacity to monitor and tax profits, salaries and sales, making it more and more difficult or

how to become rich without lifting a finger

Sun, 2017-09-17 23:49
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTxyNQ0ea-k

Hurricanes will boost economic activity over the long run

Fri, 2017-09-08 21:37
Disasters are actually good for the economy because they precipitate the release the capitalized land rent normally locked up in liquidity traps. People who own valuable land usually just collect this wealth and sit on it, taking it out of the productive economy, but disasters force the wealthy

The Queen Pays Her Dues, Do You?

Fri, 2017-09-08 20:54
The Queen Pays Her Dues, Do You? by Karl Fitzgerald on September 8, 2017 *This week the Renegade Economists radio show celebrated

Tax Land to House Vancouver’s Fleeing Middle Class

Fri, 2017-09-01 21:30
Tax Land to House Vancouver’s Fleeing Middle Class

The Obscure Economist Silicon Valley Billionaires Should Dump Ayn Rand For

Fri, 2017-09-01 20:47
The Obscure Economist Silicon Valley Billionaires Should Dump Ayn Rand For < https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/09/the-obscure-economist-henry-george-ayn-rand/amp>

‘A land tax would solve a lot of society’s problems’

Fri, 2017-08-25 12:21
https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2017/08/24/44545/land-tax ‘A land tax would solve a lot of society’s problems’ *The major parties' policies are unlikely to resolve New Zealand's socio-economic issues unless they tax land, argue Zbigniew Dumieński and Nicholas Smith* The 2017 election is less than

Fwd: Fast tickets and windfall gains...

Wed, 2017-08-23 15:14
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Leaseholds on new-build houses in England to be banned

Tue, 2017-07-25 10:49
https://www.theguardian.com/money/2017/jul/25/leaseholds-new-build-houses-england-banned-ground-rent-flats?CMP=share_btn_link Would anyone care to explain this article to me? It seems to me that the U.K. government is confused and misguided in their understanding of economic rent. I suspect, as

Toronto Progress and Poverty Book Launch and Panel Discussion

Tue, 2017-06-06 21:28
Folks, For this of you who haven’t heard, Earthsharing is working with the Schalkenbach Foundation to launch a newly published “scholarly” edition of Henry Georges works. Frank Peddle and Brendan Hennigan are touring Canada to launch the second volume - Progress and Poverty. They have done the