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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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Happy V-tines all you Gerogist lovers

Thu, 2019-02-14 11:09
Gorgeous Georgist Memes < https://www.facebook.com/singletaxftw/?__tn__=kC-R&eid=ARDSaa7u6uUBQMGksVMQvEcITRZf-niPJCf6rdTMwbcnJ-lcO58cBPCpRdaYR0Wd_ujTZni6KU4dVKId&hc_ref=ARQv0FZG2XFUoNgK4vyuVH6kuVpQCXnwcVCFcu-x36cbJk4tgDfM0IbcDjXuZin5sW4&fref=nf&__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARCa7CWiGn4JgOuVOq2LU9-UL0zBbI-iVv3r

HGFC Facebook stats

Sun, 2019-02-03 21:11
Hello all, I put up the Henry George Foundation of Canada's facebook "page" some months ago but only occasionally forwarded posts to it, so it didn't attract much attention. If you use facebook, please go to it and "like" it, if you haven't already done so. We have 75 "likes" now, which is

Stiglitz on wealth vs capital

Wed, 2019-01-30 23:05
Joe Stiglitz: "My paper begins with the observation that in fact, you cannot explain what has happened to the wealth/income ratio by that analysis. A closer look at what has gone on suggests that a large fraction of the increase in wealth is an increase in the value of land, not in the amount

I told you Sasuke

Fri, 2019-01-25 00:49
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Ontario/Toronto planning to use some land value capture to get transit built

Sat, 2019-01-12 10:55
... approach that would have the private sector fund their construction in exchange for assets such as development rights near station sites. https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2019/01/11/smarttrack-proceeding-despite-metrolinxs-new-market-driven-approach-to-stations-mayors-office-says.html

Trump is a genuis

Sun, 2018-12-30 13:02
Wow, here's the most screwed up, confused, uneducated letter to the editor (in the Globe and Mail). Where to begin!!! And it's written by an economist professor!!! The first paragraph is right on, but after that, wow. Not a clue. Never read HG, clearly. f ============ NARCISSISTIC GENIUS?

Our Faceook page metrics

Sun, 2018-12-30 12:23
Our page is getting quite a few views. This is for just one week. Not sure what this really means, but sure is impressive. Couldn't be all me. : ) Happy New Year to you all. Frank NEW - Posts from Henry George Foundation of Canada reached 861 people and had 70 engagements this

The Renegade Economist

Thu, 2018-12-13 01:43
I'm the guest on Karl Fitzgerald's radio program "The Renegade Economist" this month, run by the Australian Geoists. http://www.earthsharing.org.au/2018/12/the-end-of-the-month-or-the-end-of-the-world/ The first couple of minutes are very funny, he thought I lived in Alaska! frank de j

Robert Schalkenbach Foundation Executive Director Search

Wed, 2018-12-12 20:21
http://schalkenbach.org/executive-director-search/

Watch "LVT financed Bonds for Public Goods by Devpreet Jassal" on YouTube

Wed, 2018-12-12 10:27
https://youtu.be/cH99twmV23U

A Fertile Mind

Sat, 2018-12-08 20:27
---------- Forwarded message --------- From: Wyn Achenbaum https://www.reed.edu/reed-magazine/articles/2018/mason-gaffney.html SOCIAL SCIENCES A Fertile Mind For 70 years, trailblazing economist Mason Gaffney ’48 has championed land over capital. By Mamie Stevenson ’12 |

18-year real estate cycle

Thu, 2018-12-06 21:23
A new report (attached) from Fred Harrison, who always produces top notch stuff. I love the matter-of-fact way he presents the 18-year real estate cycle! Frank de J ========== From: Fred Harrison Date: Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 8:47 AM Time to get political: attached.

Fwd: Good News Fw: ZA's Constitutional tax-haven

Wed, 2018-11-21 10:58
---------- Forwarded message --------- From: Brendan Hennigan Good news FYI from South Africa - *-------Original Message-------* *From:* meak...@iafrica.com *Date:* 11/20/2018 6:09:48 AM *To:* Peter M *Subject:* ZA's Constitutional

The Value of Everything

Wed, 2018-11-14 00:51
Here's an interesting interview on TVO with economist Mariana Mazzucato, < https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZsTOvCTrrs&fbclid=IwAR2ZieFfHcgeEHV2lN9AItLo_yS16uuXLL6vy0vYX50DSQO3ERxXLrEfNuw> she talks like a Georgist, about earned and unearned income, about the Physiocrats

Fwd: Tonight from 6pm! Prosper's Monthly Discussion!

Wed, 2018-11-07 01:32
Wouldn't it be great if we had a bigger Geoist Organization in Canada.... We dream. Frank ---------- Forwarded message --------- From: Prosper Australia Date: Tue, Nov 6, 2018 at 9:45 PM Subject: Tonight from 6pm! Prosper's Monthly Discussion! To: Mr. Frank de Jong

China may introduce Land Tax reform in 2019

Sat, 2018-10-20 10:54
China may introduce a Land Tax reform bill next year, at the highest level, says this article in the South China Morning Post How Sun Yat-sen, Singapore can help China avoid a housing bubble < https://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/united-states/article/2169147/how-china-can-tax-its-way-ou

Spaceship Earth

Fri, 2018-10-19 18:18
From: Fred Harrison *Spaceship Earth* From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia *Spaceship Earth* or Spacecraft Earth is a world view encouraging everyone on Earth to act as a harmonious crew working toward the greater good. The earliest known use is a passage in

Nice to read this Toronto writer suggests leasing not selling land near transit...

Wed, 2018-10-17 22:17
[image: mm] Written By Cherise Burda 3. Harness public land for transit-oriented development. [image: trending] Another important strategy to build affordable housing is to harness public

How Jared Kushner Avoided Paying Taxes - The New York Times

Sat, 2018-10-13 10:10
*Step 1: The Purchase* *Kushner Companies buys a property. The majority of the money for the purchase comes in the form of mortgages and personal loans from banks.* *Step 2: The Write-Off* *Under the federal tax code, real estate investors can write off the purchase price of the building —

Article on opportunity for Wales to adopt LVT

Fri, 2018-09-28 19:33
Adam Price has just been elected as Plaid Cymru leader in Wales. He is in favour of LVT/AGR and argues for it to replace Council Tax, Business Rates and to enable a 9p reduction in income tax across the board: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-45367710 He has been advised by an