Category Archives: Jobs

LVT in Harrisburgh, Pa: Jobs and Other Benefits

The following is an excerpt from Pat Aller’s article entitled: Land Value Tax: Cure for Poverty and Unemployment “Walter Rybeck writes,” In 1981, Harrisburg [capital of Pennsylvania, a large state of the United States of America], suffering from blight andRead the Rest »

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Small Business: Rhetoric and Reality

by Lindy Davies One thing that nobody disagreed about in the 2012 campaign was that small business is good, and needs help. There was great disagreement, of course, about how best to give it that help. But nobody is againstRead the Rest »

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Taxing the Top 1% After the Bubble Bursts

In this video Dr. Richard Wolff gives a salient explanation of land value taxation.  Later, he proposes taxing rich investors who have made exorbitant gains despite the bursting of the economic bubble.  In my view, these two fiscal options somewhatRead the Rest »

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Sandy's Jobs Program

by Lindy Davies Although a whole lot of people are enduring a whole lot of loss and suffering in the aftermath of the SuperStorm, the news isn’t 100% bad. People who have been looking for work in metro NYC willRead the Rest »

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Intersecting Economies: Where the Action Is

by Lindy Davies I just got back from a rather quick work-oriented visit to New York City, with a bit of money left in my pocket. I’d been trying to control the hemorrhaging of cash that always happens in theRead the Rest »

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Twelve Million People Can’t Be Illegal

Suddenly we have an immigration crisis. Our skilled purveyors of public hypocrisy have been doing themselves proud. Bills are sponsored from both Sides of the Aisle; flashbulbs have been popping; triangulated statements leak like bilgewater from the corridors of power. SomethingRead the Rest »

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Bedtime in Paradise

By Lindy Davies Every night I tuck my son in with a warm blanket, with his trusty teddy bear, Red Bear, and perhaps a drink of juice, and we read books. Our own expression for this, commemorating a kid soRead the Rest »

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Three Secrets About Unemployment and Jobs

by Hanno Beck I felt terrible that morning, so I called in sick. But as soon as I set down the phone I started feeling better. So I went out to the shopping mall to take care of an errand.Read the Rest »

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Could We Have More Jobs Than We Ever Hoped For?

by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, The Progress Report 16 November 2009 President Barack Obama will be hosting a White House forum on jobs in December 2009. Unemployment continued to rise during 2009, and the president seeks to stoke the economyRead the Rest »

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The Jobs Summit

by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, The Progress Report 16 November 2009 President Barack Obama will be hosting a White House forum on jobs in December 2009. Unemployment continued to rise during 2009, and the president seeks to stoke the economyRead the Rest »

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