Trickled On Times to Cease

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Renegade Economists Show 514 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Bryan Kavanagh discusses the failure that is neo-classical economics with the statement “We’ve seen that being ‘trickled on’ doesn’t work”. We discuss this in light of another surprising election result with Jacinda Ardern in NZ (apologies kiwis for my … Read More

Housing Inquiry Submission

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Earthsharing’s Senate Housing Submission is now online. 149 submissions have been uploaded so far, with (it seems) more to come. We were particularly pleased to see a number of our members submitting their own policy reform agenda. Survey the submissions from the Parliamentary website. The submission: Senate Submission into Housing Affordability 14 Deterrents to Affordability by Karl Fitzgerald, Project Director, … Read More

Bollier on Monopoly Profits to Finance Government

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As the Federal Government leads the deficit scaremongering on the road to lining up the firesale of our public assets to insiders (whilst slugging the consumer with a higher and thus regressive GST), we are reminded of the approach they could be taking if genuinely interested in a productive market. Leading Commons advocate David Bollier writes in Why Not Tax … Read More

Hudson – Looking at the economic changes ahead

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Renegade Economists Show #279 Listen to the show Subscribe to the podcast This week on Renegade Economists we’re talking to Michael Hudson, economics research professor at the University of Missouri Kansas City, prolific writer and author of half a dozen books on the United State’s economy. Michael’s been paying close attention to China as they prepare their speculative report on … Read More

Magic Money Quotes

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Earthsharing and Australia’s 2nd richest man Harry Triguboff are quoted in Forget Undersupply, We’ve Got Too Many Houses, AFR July 7-8: Apartment billionaire Harry Triguboff was surprisingly candid at a lunch held by the American Chamber of Commerce last October. He told the audience he was able to pay “very little tax”. “I keep a lot of my properties. And … Read More