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Fundamental Principles

Core Issues

All issues revolve around privilege

Why core issues

Democratic process

Land and resource monopoly

Money and banking privilege

Other monopoly privileges

Derivative Issues


"Where Will You Stand in the Great Housing Crash?,"

"Who are the Real Experts?"


Land Value Tax:

Founder's plan

Why founders wanted land value tax, not sales tax


Property Tax

Sales Tax

Drink Tax


Importance of

How to fund

Privatization and plunder - railroads and streetcars

As a right


"Bastiat's Broken Window Error"

Document Library

Gurney Breckenfeld, "Higher Taxes that Promote Development," Fortune, 1983

Benjamin F. Butler, "Finance and Currency", 1869

Frank Choderov, "William N. McNair Had A Purpose" (on a Pittsburgh pro-LVT mayor), July, 1940

Winston Churchill, "Land and Income Taxes in the Budget," 1909

Steven Cord, "238 Studies in Support of Land Value Tax"

Frank Crane, "Delicacy - The Flavor of All Virtues," "The Dog In The Manger," "The Fanatic And The Idealist," "What Did We Get For Our Money?," "Justice," "Theodore Roosevelt" all before 1919

Clarence Darrow, "How to Abolish Unfair Taxation," 1913

Mason Gaffney, "Rising Inequality and Falling Property Tax Rates," 1992

Henry George, "How to Help the Unemployed," 1894; "Labor in Pennsylvania," 1886; Science of Political Economy, 1898; The Standard (first issue) 1887; "The Study of Political Economy," 1877

Albert Jay Nock, "Our American Upper Class," 1931; "The Gods' Lookout," 1934; "Impostor-Terms,"1935; "The Liberal in the Dark," 1921; "Thoughts on Utopia," 1935

Brian O'Neill, "He wages computer war on wage tax," 1988

Louis F. Post, "The Ethics of Democracy," "Socialism vs. Single Tax," 1903

Terence Powderly, passages from Thirty Years of Labor:"The Knights of Labor and the Molly Maguires," "Chapter 8: Land - Transportation - Telegraphy," "Chapter 9: The Circulating Medium"

Upton Sinclair, "The Consequences of Land Speculation are Tenantry and Debt on the Farms, and Slums and Luxury in the Cities"

Werner Sombart, excerpts from Why Is There No Socialism in the United States?, (articles compied into a book in 1906)

Dan Sullivan, song parodies

Percy Williams, "The Pittsburgh Graded Tax Plan, Its History and Experience"

Historical Events: "How San Francisco Has Been Rebuilt" (after earthquake)

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