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Pathways to Custodianship

Pathways to Custodianship

Renegade Economists Show 578 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 - 6.30pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the monthly podcast. Show Notes Now we get down to the practicalities in the 5th Georgist podcourse. We discuss the best practices for ensuring...

The Queen Pays Her Dues, Do You?

This week the Renegade Economists radio show celebrated ten years on the 3CR airwaves. Much of the show was based on the following. Have a listen: Reverberations from Phillip Anderson’s presentation to the 126th Annual Henry George Dinner are still being felt. Phillip...

The Easy Economics of High Speed Rail

Last week I was invited to give a presentation at Melbourne University to the Beyond Zero Emissions discussion group on the ability of Land Value Capture to finance infrastructure. They also asked for an Econ 101 type introduction. In 2014, BZE released a report Zero...

Who Owns the Earth?

As published on Aeon, this gives a solid grounding in the overall philosophy of our equal right to the value of the earth. The best article I have read this year. by Antonia Malchik My mother likes to say she was born out of the back of a ’39 Ford. She wasn’t,...

Land Tax Benefits Build

The chorus continues to grow for the inclusion of Land Taxes in the national tax debate. Economics editor for The Age Ross Gittins advocates his support for Land Tax in How to fix everything: Why? Partly because GST is a regressive tax, whereas land tax is...

Land windfalls provide wealth illusion

As published on The Drum. Our houses can't make us all rich By Warwick Smith PHOTO: Increases in house prices are only really beneficial to those who own more than one house.(Reuters: David Gray) While a recent report might suggest Aussies are the richest people in...

Expensive land is changing the shape of Australia.

  photo credit: Zach K   The Melbourne versus Sydney rivalry has been reignited - Melbourne’s population is growing faster and is projected to overtake Sydney by 2037, a new report predicts. Going Nowhere, a report by BIS Shrapnel for a property developer lobby group,...