Fred Harrison summarises the various studies analysing the role of economic rents and why it is hidden from economic analysis. The interview is conducted by Andy Mazzone (Henry George School of Social Studies) as part of the Smart Talk series.
“The greatest source of redistribution to the rich occurs through the land market, which is usually the largest tangible market in modern economies.”
Philip Soos’ latest withering attack on privilege from The Conversation today. Over the last year or so, the Occupy movement has garnered wide attention, with people of all backgrounds gathering to protest the deteriorating social conditions. However, these grievances have been running for decades. The bottom 80% of US income earners have seen their wages […]
photo credit: Stuck in Customs On the first anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, this piece sums up the cause to the GFC, as predicted by 5 economists who subscribe to the line of economic thinking we promote: land rent theory. Dirk Bezener, the academic who collated the 12 economists who predicted the GFC, […]
Our 2 heavy hitters in the one place. Sure to be interesting with the banksters bailout a focus. Is the bailout a diversion from sharing the rent?
Fred Harrison and the Motherlode team discuss the importance of capturing land rents to avoid future financial catastrophes. All this and more amongst the momentous backdrop of the 100 year anniversary of the People’s Budget! Forward this onto your friends. Thousands must see it! Make sure you check Fred’s extensive list of clips too.