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Australia’s economic trajectory

An article has been doing the rounds – House of Cards – by Matt Burnie and Craig Tindale, that we highly commend. Rarely do articles array so much data in devastating order. There must be over 100 links highlighting the risky nature of our economic miracle...

Land Use Corrupted by Economics and Religion

by Bryan Kavanagh reposted from thedepression.org.au ECONOMICS Economics is about how we produce and distribute our wealth. This is important because it’s about us: about our daily lives. But we’ve outsourced economics to economists who don’t understand the role of...

Tax State Resilience

A transcript of Professor Miranda Stewart’s presentation to the 124th Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner. Listen as you flick through the powerpoint, then reiterate with the transcript. The Q & A is included in the audio only. Read about the EJ Craigie...

The Land Situation In Mexico

This article was originally published in Progress Magazine in July 1977. By David Simmons, Director, Instituto de Estudios Ibero Americanos, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico. One of the reasons for the comparative stability of Mexico during the past 50 years has been the...

Gaetano Filangieri – Royal Exposé

  Part of the Geoists in History series, a biographical take on influential economic thinkers, taken from our 112 year old Progress Magazine. “I propose to introduce the reform gradually and with the greatest care. A tax particularly burdensome should be...

Andrew Carnegie – economic reformer?

Part of the Geoists in History series, taken from our 112 year old Progress Magazine. Andrew Carnegie     (1835 – 1919) “The most comfortable, but also the most unproductive way for a capitalist to increase his fortune, is to put all monies in sites and await that...

East-West = Wasteful Infrastructure

Letter to the Editor The Age 03/10/2014 David Beardsell North Balwyn The 1880s in Victoria were largely driven by land speculation and the building of useless public and private infrastructure such as the Outer and Inner Circle railways, which ran from Oakleigh to...