Harnessing Monopoly for the Common Good

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The Total Resource Rents of Australia – Report Release Tuesday November 20th, 6:30pm Presenter: Karl Fitzgerald Venue: 1/27 Hardware Lane, Melbourne Could the economic value of all forms of monopoly be capable of financing the three tiers of government? This report will demonstrate how the economic power of monopoly is capable of just this. Quantifying the naturally rising value of … Read More

Community & Economics

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Tuesday July 24th 1/27 Hardware Lane, Melbourne 6.30 – 8pm Presenter: Karl Williams RSVP – gold coin event Countless studies have shown that a sense of community is one of the most important factors leading to happiness, fulfillment and the sense of a life well lived, no matter what the culture. But what do we mean by community? It seems … Read More

Fairtrade not Bandaids!

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Thurs Oct 7th, 6.30pm, 1/ 27 Hardware Lane, Melbourne Karl Williams Wiki defintion: Fair trade is a financial relationship between producers, sellers, and consumers based on the principle of equity within the exchange of goods. Equity is achieved via creating a platform for trade that is transparent and therefore accountable for the just treatment of all producers. The admirable goals … Read More

Anti-Gentrification Festival – This Sunday!

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Sunday June 27th Workers Club 3-9pm DIE YUPPIE, DIE! concert & festy fashion jam ($4/$8) Come along & create your own shabby chic clothes using bits of the original Tote carpet (gloves supplied!) while checking out hirsute pole dancer Agent Cleave & listening to some of the best bands in Melbs including Cuba Is Japan, Grizzly Jim Laurie, J. Hawke, … Read More

Event: Asset Bubbles Forever

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Tuesday March 2nd, 6.30 – 8pm Phil Anderson With land prices increasing $766 a DAY in the December quarter, Phil Anderson will analyse economic prescriptions and asset bubbles. Are bubbles essential for banking liquidity? Who is meant to borrow this credit and for what? Phil Anderson, Director of Economic Indicator Services and author of The Secret Life of Real Estate, … Read More