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NYC Land Values and Missed Opportunities - Video

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New York City - the most valuable land in America
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Published on Mar 17, 2016

Andrew Mazzone, President of the Henry George School of Social Science, and Scott Baker, President of Common Ground-NYC, discuss New York City land values, some of the missed opportunities to tax those land values, and programs that might channel value taxation into useful social projects.

I had to juggle a lot of numbers in this interview and missed a couple of minor figures, but the graphics are correct. The overall conclusion that the uncollected rent is making speculators super-rich is stronger than ever. This is especially pertinent with developer/rentier Donald Trump being a leading candidate for president.

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The answer is the Land Value Tax - the Single Tax to replace all others:

I explain it all in my book, "America is Not Broke!"

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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.

His anthology of updated Opednews articles "America is Not Broke" was published by Tayen Lane Publishing (March, 2015) and may be found here:
http://www.americaisnotbroke.net/

Scott is a former President of Common Ground-NYC (http://commongroundnyc.org/), a Geoist/Georgist activist group. He has written dozens of articles for (more...)
 

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