My latest article on Comment is Free is now up: Instead of doggedly trying to outpace property prices, imagine if the exchequer went the other way. And imagine if it used the extra revenue that resulted to cut income taxes. Wouldn’t it be fairer to allow people to keep more of the money that they… Continue reading Comment is Free: Share the wealth!
Polly Toynbee mourned the death of social democracy in the Guardian yesterday which, based on her definition, is not something I will be shedding many tears over. He kneejerk reaction that what Brown should have done instead of raising the IHT threshold was to increase income tax on people with incomes above Â£100,000 was akin… Continue reading Neo-Feudalism: back with a vengeance
Just under 100 years ago the Conservative Party, from its position of strength in the House of Lords, went to war with a reforming Liberal Government on the issue of land value taxation.Â Now it is the latest thing in Tory fiscal reforms. I’ll blog about this later, but all in all this is something… Continue reading The difference 100 years makes