A Rebel Reconsidered
This cover, from our 1986 March - April edition, celebrates a revolutionary land taxer who put his life on the line to implement what he called the "Henry George solution."
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In 1986, Charles Avila, a wanted man in his native Philippines,
Key to understanding the ideas of Henry George is an appreciation of the respect that he had for the natural world and the laws of nature or Natural Law. Henry George saw how the physical sciences sought to discover and describe those laws
By Joseph Milne
In his The Origin and Goal of History the philosopher Karl Jaspers writes:
Since the earliest times man has attempted to picture the whole to himself: first in mythical images (in theogonies and cosmogonies, in which man has his appointed place), then in
How, for the provision of public infrastructure and affordable housing, may private sector finance be accessed and properly rewarded whilst retaining all associated rent as public revenue?
Rather than explaining the theory or describing the ideal method by which this can be achieved, I prefer to
Fred Harrison's presence in post-Soviet Russia has earned him legendary status. This speech, delivered to the Commonwealth of Independent States, was part of the assistance he gave to 10 newly sovereign nations that were formerly part of the USSR. An edited version was published in
Introducing Annual Land Value Taxation on Residential Land
Public references to land value taxation are becoming more frequent. A recent example appeared in the December 2015 Article IV report by the International Monetary Fund.
Property tax reform, along the lines recommended in the Mirrlees Review, could help
Interest is a key aspect of the modern economy; its rate affects pensions, public and private investment, mortgages and savings. How could commerce and business function efficiently without being able to borrow money at interest? How could savings be directed towards their useful application
George’s Revolutionary Christianity
“And do not be conformed to this world,
but be transformed by the renewing of your mind”
By Simom McKenna
Where is God?
If one quotes selectively from George’s works, one can easily mistake George for an atheist, such is the extent and ferocity of
This documentary is an epic story of how a "lost civilisation" came out of isolation to help restore our connection with the land and with nature. The message is a profound one for all of us at Land & liberty, since despite humanity's terrible and