Finally, a real Georgist!

Finally, a real Georgist!

Buried in my previous post I made a pretty shocking, for me at least, admission: after twenty or so years a fan of Henry George's "single tax" - the collection for public use of the rent of land instead of private appropriation and taxing incomes and capital and so on - I have finally managed…

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On falling global “extreme poverty”

On falling global “extreme poverty”

I have, heretofore, generally accepted the idea that free trade, the division of labour, coordinated by what many people call "capitalism" has resulted in recent decades in a precipitous and welcome fall in the number of people on the planet living in what the UN, World Bank and co term "extreme poverty". They define this…

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Geo-mutualism: the explanation

Geo-mutualism: the explanation

[Apologies if you found this through a Facebook/Twitter/RSS feed - it's a repost of an old post from my previous blog and I forgot to turn off the feeds for it] "State intervention distinguishes capitalism from the free market." So writes Kevin Carson in the preface to his "Studies in Mutualist Political Economy" (2004). In…

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