This illustrated talk by Chris Todhunter makes use of Henry George's idea of values from Science of Political Economy to bring some clarity to our understanding of money and wealth.
The Local Tax Commission Report A reflection by Duncan Pickard The only conclusion in the Local Tax Commission Report which is definitive is that “the current system of Council Tax must end”. It follows that another system must be found to replace it, but the Commission is
In a paper published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics in 1979 and available here Richard Arnott and Joseph Stiglitz showed that under certain conditions, beneficial investments in public goods will increase aggregate land rents by at least as much as the investments cost. This became known as the
Distribution too Dangerous for Economists by Renegade Economists on Mixcloud
Thomas Picketty's Capitalism in the 21st century has recently drawn the attention of economists to the situation of growing inequality. There has been considerable debate on the issue and careful inspection of the data show a number of anomalies, Recently Joseph Stiglitz has published a
Welsh Labour AM Mark Drakeford has given his backing to a “land value tax”. Read More http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2012/02/03/land-value-tax-would-be-fairer-says-mark-drakeford-am-91466-30256915/#ixzz1ldjWM2Yh The short debate in the Welsh Assembly is well worth listening do. Mark puts across his argument very clearly and distinctly. The response from other members is also very positive Video
Here is a helpful quote which gets to the heart of Henry George's message form a new book entitled Sacred Economics Money Gift and Society in the Age of transition by Charles Eisenstein. You can see more details and download chapters of the book here Polarization of
The New Economics Foundation have recently published a study on why the rich are getting richer. The report focuses on the last two years and looks at both social and economic causes. For those who have studies the writings of Henry George there may be