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Pallas backhands ‘Tennis Court Exemption’ as Vic’s finances shrink away

May 27, 2019 - 11:50 -- Admin

Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas has pre-announced Land Tax changes ahead of Monday night’s state budget. Expect a dramatic budget contraction as Victoria’s key ‘own revenue’ source, Stamp Duty, has shrunk with the fall in both property transaction volumes and prices. “The government says stamp duty revenue will collapse by an average of $1.3 billion a […]

Ricardo’s Classical Political Economy

May 23, 2019 - 15:04 -- Admin

Geoists in History David Ricardo (1772-1823) by Karl Williams “The interest of the landlord is always opposed to the interests of every other class in the community.” The father of classical political economy, David Ricardo, was more than a theoretical economist for his economics armed the reformers attacking the agricultural aristocracy’s obscene economic privileges. While […]

Ricardo’s Classical Political Economy

May 23, 2019 - 15:04 -- Admin

Geoists in History David Ricardo (1772-1823) by Karl Williams “The interest of the landlord is always opposed to the interests of every other class in the community.” The father of classical political economy, David Ricardo, was more than a theoretical economist for his economics armed the reformers attacking the agricultural aristocracy’s obscene economic privileges. While […]

The Monthly Discussion in May – Who Owns Outer Space?

May 9, 2019 - 13:28 -- Admin

What: Discuss + Debate + Drinks + Pizza When: Wednesday, May 29 Time: 6pm Cost: Free “The Earth is the cradle of humanity but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever” -Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Private companies are actively promoting plans to mine in Outer Space, and for the first time, these are seeming not far-fetched, but probable.  Thus, […]

The Monthly Discussion in May – Who Owns Outer Space?

May 9, 2019 - 13:28 -- Admin

What: Discuss + Debate + Drinks + Pizza When: Wednesday, May 29 Time: 6pm Cost: Free “The Earth is the cradle of humanity but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever” -Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Private companies are actively promoting plans to mine in Outer Space, and for the first time, these are seeming not far-fetched, but probable.  Thus, […]

Podcast: Justice Before Liberty, ok!

April 29, 2019 - 14:46 -- Admin

Renegade Economists Show 575 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 6 – 6.30pm on the last Wednesday of the month. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Part 2 of Karl’s Georgist course – the key essentials to this timeless philosophy. We discuss first principles including birth rights, primary factors of production, justice, liberty and […]

Podcast: Justice Before Liberty, ok!

April 29, 2019 - 14:46 -- Admin

Renegade Economists Show 575 As broadcast on the 3CR airwaves 5.30 – 6pm Wednesdays. Subscribe to the weekly podcast. Show Notes Part 2 of Karl’s Georgist course – the key essentials to this timeless philosophy. We discuss first principles including birth rights, primary factors of production, justice, liberty and the importance of effective redistribution policy. […]

The Monthly Discussion in April – IP Monopoly and publicly funding R&D

April 15, 2019 - 13:48 -- Admin

What: Discuss + Debate + Drinks + Pizza When: Wednesday, April 24 Time: 6pm Cost: Free In a world of rapid technological development and innovation, how can the public ensure a fair return on Intellectual Property (IP) monopolies while furthering investment in R&D and technology? As time goes on, the advancement of technology sees the value of […]

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