Democratic Rights as Debtors – Hudson

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photo credit: brian glanz Dr Michael Hudson on Iceland Recovering From Neoliberal Disaster Another ‘must listen’ in the build up to Professor Hudson’s tour of Oz: Oct 12 – 26

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Site Value Should Rule on Setting Rates

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photo credit: tholmb Letter to the Editor – The Post (W.A) Niels Charlier Jolimont Dear Editor, Re your report, ” ‘Wrong’ rates ping home builder” (POST 15/8). Gill Vivian is absolutely right when she says she is being penalised for helping to improve her suburb, and that the system is wrong. The alternative is however […]

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IMF Accepts role of Taxation as GFC catalyst

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photo credit: Ivy Dawned The Australian stated: THE International Monetary Fund believes the tax treatment of housing is too generous and has called for capital gains tax to be levied on the family home. Let’s look a little deeper into this IMF Report: Debt Bias and Other Distortions: Crisis-Related Issues in Tax Policy (PDF). The […]

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Give CIV the NIMBY treatment

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photo credit: Don Solo Gavin Putland Check Dr Putland’s latest piece on interstate issues with CIV Question: Who will be the big winners if CIV rating is introduced in the City of Monash? Answer: Owners of vacant lots and derelict buildings. The site value (SV) is the value of the land alone. The capital-improved value […]

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Hudson: Recovering from Neoliberal Disaster

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photo credit: orvaratli Why Iceland and Latvia Won’t (and Can’t) Pay the EU for the Kleptocrats’ Ripoffs Michael Hudson Prof Hudson will be touring Australia Oct 12 – 27 on behalf of Prosper Australia. A shorter version of this article was published in the weekend’s Financial Times. Can Iceland and Latvia pay the foreign debts […]

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Henry George 118th Commemorative Dinner

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118th Henry George Commemoration Address Tuesday Sept 1st Speaker: Mr J Kennedy Bennett, Coordinator of Site Rating Defence A rates analyst for 19 years with valuation work across 12 councils, his current project is uniting the Monash ratepayers behind a full economic disclosure model. We get to hear it first. Enjoy the welcoming atmosphere of […]

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Macroeconomics Under the Microscope

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photo credit: tonx The Other-Wordly Philosophers: an interesting series of articles from The Economist, though the ignorance of Ricardo’s Law of Rent is again present. Read this article on Southern California Real Estate Still Has a Long Way to Fall. Then ask yourself why such destructive issues are ignored and current policy prescriptions do all […]

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Ten’s Real Estate Trifecta

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Check this Media Watch report on the misinformation plague besetting upon inexperienced home buyers. Some elements of the property industry continue to let their industry down. Click here to watch this short piece

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Cleveland’s Reformer

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A genuine highlight of the Council of Georgist Organisations conference (Ohio) so far has been seeing two young high school students present this video. Many other stories to come.

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