Feed aggregator

Tax land value, close loopholes to solve affordability crisis

Earthsharing Canada Google Group - Wed, 2017-10-18 18:56
http://vancouversun.com/opinion/op-ed/opinion-tax-land-value-close-loopholes-to-solve-affordability-crisis

Inner-city living makes for healthier, happier people, study finds

Earthsharing Canada Google Group - Sat, 2017-10-07 10:45
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/oct/06/inner-city-living-makes-for-healthier-happier-people-study-finds?CMP=share_btn_link Here is a public health argument to add to our advocacy for LVT. Dave J.

Déjà Voodoo: Plutocratic Economics from Reagan to Trump

Earthsharing Canada Google Group - Thu, 2017-10-05 15:27
Link: https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/10/04/deja-voodoo-plutocratic-economics-reagan-trump?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=email_this&utm_source=email Has anyone else seen this article from Jo Stiglitz? He stops just short of demanding LVT. Dave J. -- Shared via Shareaholic

bit of HG popularity in Vancouver

Earthsharing Canada Google Group - 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

Earthsharing Canada Google Group - 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

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

Hurricanes will boost economic activity over the long run

Earthsharing Canada Google Group - 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?

Earthsharing Canada Google Group - 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

Earthsharing Canada Google Group - 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

Earthsharing Canada Google Group - 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’

Earthsharing Canada Google Group - 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...

Earthsharing Canada Google Group - Wed, 2017-08-23 15:14
---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Prosper Australia Date: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 1:24 PM Subject: Fast tickets and windfall gains... To: "Mr. Frank de Jong" Having trouble reading this newsletter? View it online. < https://www.prosper

Leaseholds on new-build houses in England to be banned

Earthsharing Canada Google Group - 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
Syndicate content