Can Landlords Protest?

Our latest enews. Enjoy. Change to tenancy laws. Can landlords protest? Guys, I have the BEST landlady. She lets me keep a cat; approves all maintenance requests in a jiffy; turns a blind eye to my unsanctioned use of 3M hooks… My real estate agent says she is...

America’s Tollbooth Future?

The Trump administration has promoted the need to harness the windfall gains property owners enjoy when infrastructure is built in close proximity. The Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America includes the following section: C. Transit 1. Require...

Packer’s paradise: another land grab

James Packer has teamed up with Robert de Niro to push an exclusive resort on the paradise island of Barbuda (Antigua). Our interviewee is Barbudan Teckla C Negga Melchior, who tells the story from the perspective of an anthropologist with a strong understanding of...

ABC Fact Checker on Renegades

Ben Phillips (ANU), one of Australia’s leading econometricians, joined the Renegade Economists radio show last week to discuss his report Regional Housing Supply & Demand. The report held a critical lense up to the ubiquitous supply side argument. Is it...

A Radar for Common Sense

Our Renegade Economists radio show is celebrating its 500th show next week. Here are some recent highlights: The International Union for Land Value Taxation’s Alanna Hartzok discusses the political implications of a world unable to comprehend the onslaught of...

Vacancy a Sign of Systemic Failure

Prosper President Catherine Cashmore is quoted in The Age with Land Bankers raise ire of the well-heeled. “Morally it’s not a good thing to do,” she said. “But let’s not blame the investors.” She pointed the finger at government policy: “The nation has been breastfed...

Renegade Economists Investigate

Our now monthly radio show on 3CR, on the fourth Wednesday @ 6pm. The show has some big names lined up over the next few weeks – can you guess who by the flavour of recent episodes? Remember you can listen five ways: Sign up to mixcloud to have the show...