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Challenging the banks

The Bernie Sanders-Hillary Clinton contest in the debates for Democratic Party presidential nominee is paring back to whether Main Street should challenge the Big End of Town. Sanders has questioned Clinton’s judgment at least, in accepting $225,000 to speak...

The Verve of Vested Interests

The Property Council of Australia’s shameless threat to both sides of politics to look the other way on negative gearing reform is a slap in the face to the democratic process. Is this the stick accompanying the $2.4m in carrots donated to both sides of politics? For...

Land rents with Thai rice

by Phillip Anderson, Editor of Cycles, Trends and Forecasts Events around the world don’t happen in a vacuum. They have causes. They’re usually linked back to rent and the corruption and self serving nature of government. Indeed, the biggest problem around the world...

Funding for research into economic rents vital

Last night saw the launch of the Prosper Australia Research Institute. A vibrant crowd attended our LSX headquarters to hear the detail behind Prosper’s new deductible gift recipient entity. This was an important historical event with a sense of timing.  77...

MIA: Intergenerational Agenda

Cross posted from the Rational Radical, Matt Ellis There is no agenda for Australian youth MATT ELLIS   Intergenerational theft There has been much talk in the last few weeks and months about intergenerational fairness, in part because of the release...