I still haven’t got my post-election blogging groove back. In the meantime, here are this week’s news referencing Henry George out there in the internets. First, “The Silent Consensus” has a piece on the Daily Kos. He begins by quoting Thomas Paine: “Men did not make the earth. It is the value of the improvements… Continue reading The week in Georgism
Nine wishes for 2009 #4: An end to “money for nothing”
I’ve spent days resisting blogging this wish because, quite frankly, I don’t think it will happen. But it certainly is a dearest wish, so it makes the cut. What I mean by “money for nothing” is the tendency of the late 20th and early 21st century to look at everything as if it were capital… Continue reading Nine wishes for 2009 #4: An end to “money for nothing”
What do the Scottish Greens and Guido have in common?
Both today are calling for Land Value Taxation, or at least they seem to be. The Scottish Greens certainly are. Municipal tax reform in Scotland remains in deadlock and dependent on at least one other party agreeing with the principle of local income tax. That seems unlikely at the moment, even if the Lib Dems… Continue reading What do the Scottish Greens and Guido have in common?