Welfare for the Rich – who really receives the biggest subsidies in the UK?

Welfare for the Rich - who really receives the biggest subsidies in the UK? We all know that Britain's richest 1% have accumulated as much wealth as the poorest 55% of the population but what is not Read more

Land use system of Ethiopia: a model to the world.

"There is a hope of restoring the value of land to the nation of Ethiopia." Kidane G. Hiwot A brief history of, and commentary relating to the land use trend in Ethiopia. Haile Selassie Regime 1930-1974 During Read more

TheIU Conference 2013 Report

Report on the 2013 Conference of the International Union for Land Value Taxation held at the School of Economic Science London, UK July 24th -28th by Bill Batt, Albany, New York Thirty-six presenters Read more

IMF speaks out on taxing economic rent

IMF's Michael Kumhof suggests taxing taxing economic/land rent. "You could have more progressive income tax... you could tax rents. These are incomes that are earned by people who are basically not Read more

2012 Global Conference Review

Report of TheIU Global Conference 2012, Argentina, by Bill Batt But for the awesome skill and untiring work of two simultaneous translators, the just-past 28th conference of the International Union Read more

Starbucks’ tax dodge is ‘no storm in coffee cup’

Labour Land: 'Starbuck's tax dodge is no storm in a coffee cup' An investigation has revealed that the international coffee chain Starbucks has paid just £8.6 million on its UK profits in corporation Read more

Quilligan seminar excerpts

Quilligan seminar series, The School of Economic Science, London Seminar 5 - 11 May 2012 Property, Value and Commons Convened by Henry George Foundation   Read more

890 students study Earth Rights course

Many of you know our colleague Alanna Hartzok well. You may not know enough about the accomplishments she and others associated with the Earth Rights Institute have realised with their online educational Read more

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