Make Me Do It

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Renegade Economists Show 536 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes New economics and green tech – in this episode Gary Flomenhoft (formerly Gundt Institute) joins to discuss the raft of policy solutions on offer. From cryptocurrency to tiny homes, UBI to CLTs – this is a fast paced interview … Read More

Pure Fantasy: Supply Cliche

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Renegade Economists Show 533 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Karl wades through the issues of NIBYism as demonstrated by the environmental group the Sierra Club, objecting to greater density. How do we encourage sane life on a heating planet with non-stop population growth? Is there a way to … Read More

Earth Based Economics

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“When capitalism started, nature was abundant and capital was scarce; it thus made sense to reward capital above all else. Today we’re awash in capital and literally running out of nature”, Peter Barnes, Capitalism 3.0 “A commons arises whenever a given community decides that it wishes to manage a resource in a collective manner, with special regard for equitable access, … Read More

The Goyder Line, Climate Change and Marginal Land

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photo credit: Stephen Barnett The infamous Goyder Line raises important issues for those concerned about climate change. The climate’s influence in drastically increasing the amount of marginal land and the flow through effects this will have on wages, communities and common sense are important issues we should all understand. Our unique commentary follows… Charles Gent from Inside Story THE MODEST … Read More

Rudd’s Carbon Cop Out

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Still in shock at the ALP’s audacious handout to the nation’s biggest polluters, we thought it time to broach a few of the details hidden within the 824 page Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) White Paper. Billions of dollars of the commons is proposed to be given away by the climate scheme. Permanent and inalienable carbon permits will be handed … Read More