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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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Fwd: Re. housing crisis

Mon, 2019-04-22 14:29
The thin end of the wedge on educating people about the perils of using real estate as a vehicle for storing and increasing wealth? Erich. -------- Forwarded Message -------- Leadnow Dear Erich, It’s no secret that house prices are through the roof in Canada — but now, a groundbreaking

great article on HG

Tue, 2019-04-16 21:59
The 140-Year-Old Dream of ‘Government Without Taxation’ < https://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2019/04/henry-georges-single-tax-could-combat-inequality/587197/>

Waiting for a Basic Income... Funded out of Rent

Sat, 2019-04-06 18:53
Another HGFC meme has today been released on the world. See below. The last one, Earned inome belongs to you, Unearned income belongs to all , had 13,700 views and 1,870 engagements. Our page now has 134 likes. Frank de J ================

HGFC Wine and Cheese followup

Tue, 2019-03-26 08:15
Thanks very much to all who attended on Saturday, about dozen, it was an excellent event. Thanks to the Henry George Foundation of Canada for the financial support. Our speaker was charming and informed. Miguel Figueroa, President of the Canadian Peace Congress, who

Guest speaker bio Miguel Figueroa

Thu, 2019-03-21 09:19
Should be very interesting to listen to Miguel. f https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miguel_Figueroa

Guest speaker, HGFC Wine and Cheese, Sat, March 23, 4 - 7pm

Wed, 2019-03-20 09:23
I have invited a guest speaker for Saturday, Miguel Figaroa, who is the former leader of Communist Party of Canada and now works for the Canadian Labour Congress. He has just come back from Caracas, and will be speaking on Venezuela and NATO. I know him because I've run against him a few times

Federal budget 2019: The Liberals’ mortgage plan is bad news for the economy

Wed, 2019-03-20 08:37
Federal budget 2019: The Liberals’ mortgage plan is bad news for the economy – and it might not even help home buyers [image: David Parkinson] DAVID PARKINSON ECONOMICS REPORTER

Karl Marx's "Labour Theory of Value."

Fri, 2019-03-15 14:23
Yet another article unaware of how rental value capture to finance gov would solve the duel problems of the working poor and of the wealth gap in one fell swoop. Frank ======================================== Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez tweeted, "Workers are often paid far less than the value

Henry George Foundation of Canada, Wine & Cheese, Sat, March 23rd, 4 - 7pm

Tue, 2019-03-12 21:49
Hello all you mad Georgists, I'm hosting a Wine and Cheese drop-in at my Toronto house on Saturday, March 23, from 4 - 7 pm and would love it if you're available to pop over for some wine, munchies and George talk'en! I still live in Yukon till September, but I'll be in TO next week for my

Earned Income vs Unearned Income facebook meme

Fri, 2019-03-01 03:05
Here are the stats from this past Monday's post on our Henry George Foundation of Canada facebook page. The theme of the post was timed with tax time in Canada. Pretty good response. Frank de J ============================ Performance for Your Post 3,566 People Reached 289 Post Clicks

Fwd: Add Province information to your Facebook Ad Account

Mon, 2019-02-25 19:32
This is interesting. Is the internet public? If so, FB getting fabulously wealthy partially because they are collecting rent. So, good on Quebec to capture some of this for public benefit. f ---------- Forwarded message --------- From: Facebook Ads Team

'Class, State and Nation': 19 July 2019, Winnipeg, Canada

Wed, 2019-02-20 01:20
Michael Hudson speaking in Winnipeg. I can't go, but would like to, sounds like fun. Michael is a well know US "Georgist". We claim him as one of our own, even as he resists the label, I can never figure out why. Frank ---------- Forwarded message --------- From: Radhika Desai

Happy V-tines all you Gerogist lovers

Thu, 2019-02-14 12:09
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 22:11
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

Thu, 2019-01-31 00:05
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 01:49
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Ontario/Toronto planning to use some land value capture to get transit built

Sat, 2019-01-12 11:55
... 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 14:02
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 13:23
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 02:43
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