The Bounty of Place

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Renegade Economists Show 571 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Dave Giesen (Henry George School of Social Sciences, San Fran) discusses the latest round of efforts to help the homeless. Will a tax on Silicon Valley unicorns to fund homeless services make a lasting difference? So many people are … Read More

Trickle Down Housing?

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Renegade Economists Show 561 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes How have we been conned into believing yet again another form of trickle down economics? Such supply side economics in land and housing must be critiqued. The bigger question behind this is why on earth we haven’t put 2 … Read More

Democracy is …..

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Renegade Economists Show 517 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes The former UN Special Rapporteur for the right to housing and Prof of Architecture and Urban Design (Uni Sao Paolo) Raquel Rolnik joins to discuss her new book War on Places. We delve into the seismic shift in housing … Read More

All the Advantages in the World

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Renegade Economists Show 511 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Karl runs through the immense advantages property investors enjoy. The list starts at 27 but how many do we end up with? Whilst these advantages exist at the macro and the micro, those locked out of housing face little … Read More

Homeless Haranguing Misses Systemic Failings

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Renegade Economists Show 474 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Meg Mundell, author of the recent op-ed Homeless law is misguided, dangerous and destined to fail, discusses the recent moves to make life even tougher for those struggling to make ends meet. Karl builds on this lack of systemic … Read More