Bent by Nature?

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Renegade Economists Show 476 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Catherine Cashmore’s presentation to the 125th Annual Henry George Dinner on The Culture of Abundance. She gives a comprehensive insight into Georgism, arming the listener with a pathway through today’s malaise. Related Links Event wrap – 125th Annual Henry … Read More

Gentrification Games Artists

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What role is there for artists in a community? Long looked down upon as dole bludgers, why is life such a struggle for those who like to use image, texture and craft to express rather than words or numbers? After yesterday’s excellent article Fitzroy Snubs Gentrification on our upcoming Anti-Gentrification festival, a poorly written piece by Marcus Westbury must be … Read More

Land Supply chestnut rolled out again

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photo credit: _temaki_ Buyers look for existing houses as land prices soar rolls out all the old chestnuts: Economic forecaster BIS Shrapnel says the demand for newly built houses is dropping off as the cost of land soars. It says the limited supply of new land has led to the growth in land prices outstripping the growth in house prices … Read More