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Thomas Jefferson (1743 – 1826)

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Famous Quotes “The earth is given as a common stock for man to labor and live on. If for the encouragement of industry we allow it to be appropriated, we must take care that other employment be provided to those excluded from the appropriation. If we do not, the fundamental right to labor the earth […]

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The Rent of Italy

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A grasp of economic rent is vital to understanding geoism and the path to social justice and environmental sanity. Short definitions are helpful but limited – the return to privilege; a free ride at society’s expense; unearned increment; excess profits that monopolists reap in the absence of competition; income derived from assets that cannot be […]

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The Economics of Royalty

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Karl Williams, Editor of Progress Magazine What I’m about to write here would almost certainly land me in jail if it were written in Thailand. I’m about to criticize its monarch, King Bhumibol. Yes, dear reader, it may be hard to believe that, in the 21st century in a modern and supposedly democratic nation, such […]

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