Archive for May, 2009

Winston S. Churchill on Land Monopoly

Speech made to the House of Commons on May 4, 1909.

Land monopoly is not the only monopoly, but it is by far the greatest of monopolies - it is a perpetual monopoly, and it is the mother of all other forms of monopoly.

Unearned increments in land are not the only form of unearned or undeserved profit, but they are the principal form of unearned increment, and they are derived from processes, which are not merely not beneficial, but positively detrimental to the general public.

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Why Mugabe Killed a Nation…

Joshua Nkomo’s land and tax policy would have brought abundance to Zimbabwe. Can Morgan Tsvangrai learn from Botswana and turn the nation around?

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Opportunities for International Financial Centres in the 21st Century

This paper was given as a Keynote banquet address at the ‘Conference on the Fundamentals of International Legal Business Practice’, hosted by The Bahamas Bar Association, in association with The International Bar Association, The Bahamas Financial Services Board, The Organization of Commonwealth Caribbean Bar Associations, and The Inter-American Bar Association.

The Conference took place in Superclub Breezes, Nassau, July 16, 1999.

by Professor Mason Gaffney

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Land value the only fair rating base

Published in the Cape Town newspaper The Cape Argus on 4 August 2000 was the below quoted article written by Godfrey R. A. Dunkley, the Immediate Past President of The International Union for Land Value Taxation and Free Trade.

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Land Value Tax: Cure for Poverty and Unemployment

This paper for the International Research Foundation for Development, Inc., was presented at the United Nations World Forum for Social Development, Geneva, Switzerland, June 2000, by Ms. Pat Aller who represented and spoke on behalf of the International Union for Land Value Taxation, as one of this organisation’s two NGO-representatives to the UN, 1992-2002.

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Citizens’ Dividends and Oil Resource Rent

A Focus on Alaska, Norway and Nigeria

Alanna Hartzok is Co-Founder and Co-Director of Earth Rights Institute, Vice President of the Council of Georgist Organizations, and UN NGO Representative for the International Union for Land Value Taxation.

This paper was presented in the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network (USBIG) track of the Eastern Economic Association 30th Annual Conference held February 20 - 22, 2004 in Washington, DC.

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Victoria Coach Station

The Duke of Westminster has fingers in many pies…

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