Published on Jul 27, 2013
Adam Smith branded those who
pocketed the nation's rents as "The Public Enemy". But today,
governments celebrate the privatization of the income that we all help
to create. The result, reports Fred Harrison in Part 1 of The Treason
Trilogy, is a house of cards built on debt. He forecasts the next
property boom/bust, and accuses politicians of betraying their duty of
care to their people
Treason Part 2 is here:
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...)