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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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LVT in Ont Green Party platform

Sun, 2018-04-22 18:14
The Green Party supports establishing a legislative committee to study best practices for reforming and improving the property tax system, with special consideration of moving to a system of Land Value Taxation in order to eliminate inaccurate and arbitrary property assessments, deter speculativ

HGFC / EC Meeting Thurs March 22, Madison, 7:30 pm

Wed, 2018-03-21 09:58
Hi all, if you you can make it tomorrow, would be great. The Madison Ave pub, across from the School of Philosophy on Madison Avenue, just north of Bloor. Brendan, can you phone in to my cell 867-689-2550 and I'll put you on speaker, around 8. 1. The relationship between the HGFC and FC 2.

Canada invented fiat currency

Wed, 2018-03-14 19:21
https://www.biu.ac.il/soc/ec/wp/2009-06.pdf The Inventions and Diffusion of Hyperinflatable Currency Dror Goldberg Department of Economics Bar Ilan University Paper money, when discretionally issued by a government, can be a very powerful political and economic tool. Who invented it and who

Fixing the Fiasco, the Georgist case in 2 minutes

Tue, 2018-03-13 20:24
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_W7qwtYaL0&feature=youtu.be

HGFC / EC Meeting Thurs March 22, Madison, 7:30pm

Wed, 2018-02-28 20:12
OK, this is great. Please let me know who else is hoping to attend. So far: Paul Ramses Paraic Lally Sue Honsl Frank de Jong Think about ideas for the agenda: 1. The relationship between the HGFC and FC 2. Changes to the HGFC website 3. Recent activities of the HGFC (booklaunch) 4.

Henry George Foundation of Canada / Earthsharing Canada meeting in Toronto

Tue, 2018-02-27 01:52
Yes, let's have a meeting. I'll be in Toronto from March 19 - 29, so just to pick a day, how about Thurs March 22, and how about the Madison? Or if you're keen but can't make that date, suggest a different date or place. Frank 867-689-2550 On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 7:54 AM, paul ramses

Re-purposed Earthsharing Canada website

Wed, 2018-02-21 23:38
Hi all, As many of you may know, for many years the initial Georgist organization in Canada was the Henry George Foundation of Canada. Then, about 6-7 years ago we decided we needed a Georgist organization with a "more exciting" name so we followed the lead of the Australian and US Georgists

Labour plans to make landowners sell to state for fraction of value

Sat, 2018-02-03 23:25
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/feb/01/labour-plans-landowners-sell-state-fraction-value?CMP=share_btn_link This article only shows the value inherent in L.V.T. It would be much more pervasive and would be much less draconian. I think this policy would only encourage urban sprawl, and

Henry George: From Poverty to Politics

Thu, 2018-02-01 02:44
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/gilded-age-henry-george-poverty-politics/

How Is Rentier Capitalism Aggravating Inequality?

Fri, 2018-01-26 15:53
Once in a while there is a relevant session at Davos - World Economic Forum. Amidst all the rock stars and movie stars, corporate giants and clammoring politicians, there comes a few wise words. Check out this session with Venezuelan economist Ricardo Hausmann and British economist Guy

You Don’t Need a Telescope to Find a ‘Shithole Country’

Mon, 2018-01-15 21:51
Henry George was certainly prophetic. Sadly the rise of “the worst elements” and rampant inequality has only reached the extremes they have with the support and assistance of government. By condoning and maintaining the private appropriation of land revenues which underpins the capitalist regime

Ground rent: ‘We feel like prisoners in our own home’

Sun, 2018-01-14 15:49
How does Geoism combat or overcome this kind of rampant greed? This is even worse than feudalism. https://www.theguardian.com/money/2018/jan/13/ground-rent-young-homebuyers-charges?CMP=share_btn_link

Millennials set to reap huge rewards of inheritance boom

Sat, 2017-12-30 09:33
https://www.theguardian.com/money/2017/dec/29/millennials-set-to-reap-huge-rewards-of-inheritance-boom?CMP=share_btn_link Two things strike me from this article. One is that the Halifax Building Society does not appear to have any difficulty in assessing the value of all property in the U.K.

Merry Christmas Geoists

Tue, 2017-12-26 15:08
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6Ib0NnI_cw&feature=youtu.be

Tony Blair backs Labour’s ‘land value tax’ to tackle housing crisis

Sun, 2017-12-03 11:52
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/dec/03/tony-blair-backs-labour-land-tax-solve-uk-housing-crisis ? Tony Blair backs Labour’s ‘land value tax’ to tackle housing crisis Michael Savage Sunday 3 December 2017 00.05 GMTLast modified on Sunday 3 December 2017 10.18 GMT Tony Blair is

Fw: Wednesday briefing: Location inflation – Britain's homes worth £6tn

Wed, 2017-11-29 17:59
Wednesday briefing: Location inflation – Britain's homes worth £6tn | World news | The GuardianThis article from the Guardian (first story) should be of interest. It seems someone has no difficulty in assessing property values. This clearly illustrates the potential for public revenue if this

Fwd: Earthsharing Newsletter for November 2017

Mon, 2017-11-27 19:46
From: Earth Sharing Date: Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 2:20 PM Display problems? View this newsletter in your browser. < http://links.earthsharing.org/wf/click?upn=KQT20QozOWIgrgD8pWQt80V2-2F3rQD8VyU6hmIzUSfF5Y5gYyPmb3TmVGwyhMqUjG6WmsVLiKDBsqKOAIRLFjdbtAFlyuv3ZOAfFkPPU8pjbO6Yv5Z

LVC in BC

Thu, 2017-11-23 23:14
B.C. union's affordable housing plan proposes taxes targeting speculators < http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/bcgeu-affordable-housing-plan-speculation-bc-1.4413076>

Fwd: IU Forum THE GREEK CRISIS Monday 20 November

Sun, 2017-11-19 12:14
---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Alanna Hartzok Date: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at 7:35 PM Subject: IU Forum THE GREEK CRISIS Monday 20 November To: David Triggs *“Greek Crisis: The Archetype of the Current Struggle of a Productive

LVT in the News (October 2017)

Mon, 2017-11-13 16:41