|Haven't heard much about Zimbabwe lately? Read how everyone's favorite basket case just might be turning things around, by instituting a Land Value Tax (LVT). Connecticut is about to try a LVT in impoverished New London, which is corporation-rich, and revenue poor. Both ends of the globe stand to benefit from a LVT.
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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:
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...)