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Can We REALLY Scrap Taxes?

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Published on Oct 9, 2013

Nations lose fortunes because of the taxes that penalize people who work and invest. Those taxes should be scrapped, argues Fred Harrison, with public services funded out of rent. Nobel laureate Milton Friedman explains why tax-dodging corporations cannot evade public charges on land rents. Winston Churchill also voices his support, but the Battle of the Budget was the one war he lost.



 

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Fred Harrison is Research Director of the London-based Land Research Trust. He is a graduate of University College, Oxford, where he read Politics, Philosophy & Economics. He also studied for the MSc at Birkbeck College, London (1973-74).

His first book, published in 1983, The Power in the Land, introduced his concept of the eighteen year business cycle based on land value fluctuations.

His activities revolve around three core campaigns:

Truth in Politics

Fred campaigns for honesty in politics. In his forthcoming book, The Renegade Economist, he exposes the myths and falsehoods espoused by "experts" who claim to represent the people and the truth.

Truth in Economics

Fred was the only economist to (more...)
 

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