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5 11, 2016

Synopsis of Progress and Poverty

By | 2017-12-08T13:55:41+00:00 November 5th, 2016|Economic problems, Henry George, Poverty, Progress and Poverty, Social problems|Comments Off on Synopsis of Progress and Poverty

This synopsis comes from the website Wealth and Want. It was inspired by Dr. James Busey's condensation of the 565-page original, was extracted by Alfred J. Katzenberger, Jr., of the Public Revenue Education Council in St. Louis and the St. Louis Teachers Union, Local 420 of the American Federation of Teachers. About the Author Henry George [...]

3 11, 2016

Henry George in The Economist

By | 2017-12-08T14:21:47+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Article, Economic problems, Henry George, Housing affordability|Comments Off on Henry George in The Economist

The influential journal, The Economist, recently wrote an excellent article on Henry George and land tax. The article was entitled "Why Henry George had a point". Click here to read the article. Nobel-prize winner Joseph Stiglitz is in favour of Henry George's policies because "Rich people tend to own a lot of land, poor people very [...]

29 10, 2016

The prosperity paradox

By | 2017-12-08T15:06:01+00:00 October 29th, 2016|Book, Economic problems, HGFA, Housing affordability, Poverty|Comments Off on The prosperity paradox

Why advances in technology and productivity won’t make you rich. Preface to the book The Prosperity Paradox By Mark Hassed The science of economics today is in a very similar situation to the science of astronomy five hundred years ago. At that time it was believed that the Earth was a flat, stationary object in [...]

29 10, 2016

Henry George Foundation (Australia) trust deed

By | 2017-12-08T14:11:16+00:00 October 29th, 2016|HGFA, History|Comments Off on Henry George Foundation (Australia) trust deed

The Henry George Foundation (Australia) Deed of Trust Melbourne 1928 Establishment of the Foundation The Henry George Foundation (Australia) was established at Melbourne, July, 1928, by Edgar William Culley, Doctor of Osteopathy, for the purpose, as set out in the Deed of Trust, "of promulgating and spreading the knowledge of the teachings and economic principles of [...]

29 10, 2016

Inauguration address by Dr Culley

By | 2017-12-08T14:31:00+00:00 October 29th, 2016|HGFA, History, Speech|Comments Off on Inauguration address by Dr Culley

The Henry George Foundation being established at Melbourne, at its inauguration “a complimentary Dinner tendered to Dr. Edgar William Culley, by the Georgians of Australia” was arranged by the Victorian Free Trade and Land Values League, and was held at the A.B.M. Tea Rooms, Melbourne, Wednesday, July 11th, 1928, with Dr. Paul G. Dane, President [...]

28 10, 2016

Why is Housing Unaffordable?

By | 2017-12-08T14:32:07+00:00 October 28th, 2016|HGFA, Housing affordability|Comments Off on Why is Housing Unaffordable?

By Richard Giles, Association for Good Government We are here to talk about housing affordability. Housing affordability is falling and we want to know the reasons for it. What is Housing Affordability? Reduced to its simplest terms declining housing affordability means two things. First, those who are renting or buying homes are spending more and [...]