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

Mon, 2018-01-15 20:51
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 14:49
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 08:33
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 14:08
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 10:52
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 16:59
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 18:46
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 22:14
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 11:14
---------- 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 15:41

Vancouver Book Launch ads

Mon, 2017-11-13 12:48
Thanks to one of our members, Fij Robinson, for generating these great ads.

Earthsharing Canada ad

Sun, 2017-11-12 14:54
This is the work of Fiji Robinson, a geoist in Saskatoon.

Vancouver book launch

Sun, 2017-11-05 11:58
If you're in the Vancouver area...

Faster Growth Begins With a Land Tax in U.S. Cities

Tue, 2017-10-24 23:06
Faster Growth Begins With a Land Tax in U.S. Cities < https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-10-24/faster-growth-begins-with-a-land-tax-in-u-s-cities>

Tax land value, close loopholes to solve affordability crisis

Wed, 2017-10-18 17:56
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

Sat, 2017-10-07 09:45
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

Thu, 2017-10-05 14:27
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

Mon, 2017-09-18 19:42
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 10:06
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 22:49
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTxyNQ0ea-k