On A Win
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by Karl Fitzgerald in the 3rd person
2y ago
Our final radio show on 3CR sees Karl going out on a win, discussing Victoria's Windfall Gains Tax legislation that passed last week. Along the way you'll hear analysis of Australia's record land price inflation, why we need to switch taxes off the productive sector and onto monopoly interests plus a statement from Saul Eslake at the Housing Affordability and Supply Inquiry on how the mechanics of a land tax works. We finish up admiring the founders of 3CR and their establishment of long term community infrastructure and its parallels to Georgist thinking. Long live the beloved airwaves of 3CR ..read more
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600 Ways to Tell a Story
Renegade Economists
by Karl Fitzgerald in the 3rd person
2y ago
Karl celebrates 600 episodes with a walk through economic history over the last 14 years of the show, highlighting some of the key aspects of Georgist economics along the way. How's this: wealth must flow to those who employ and create rather than those who hoard and wait. Show notes ..read more
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Tyson Yunkaporta: Phase Shifting Personal Development into Structural Reform
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by Karl Fitzgerald with Tyson Yunkaporta
2y ago
Tyson Yunkaporta, author of Sand Talk discusses his page turner in light of beer pong and nudie runs, complexity theory and strange attractors. We touch on aspects of steady state economics, futurism, the neo-liberal subject and challenging the wellness industry to delve further into structural analysis. Show notes ..read more
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Life on an 18.6 year cycle
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by Karl Fitzgerald with Dominic Gilligan
2y ago
Dominic Gilligan (Inverloch Sustainable Living) takes us through his social change evolution in light of his responsibility to himself, of ensuring his independence. You will hear of his insights on the 18.6 year business cycle and how anyone on a limited income can use this to benefit themselves and the planet. Show notes.  ..read more
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The $20 Trillion Question
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by Karl Fitzgerald with James Murray
3y ago
Investment banker and reformer James Murray joins to discuss government addiction to Quantitative Easing. Can nation’s sustain COVID driven budget deficits, alongside the reliance on money printing to keep pushing the growth machine along? We discuss reforms such as the Tobin Tax, jubilee, MMT and the future of currency. Show notes.   ..read more
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Society's Survival Skills
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by Karl Fitzgerald with Fred Harrison, Michael Hudson, Duckett & Amin
3y ago
A highlights reel over the last year focusing on society's basic survival mechanisms. A good home, an effective means of protecting our community from rampant change and satisfactory medicine. Hear how 3CR's elders understood this. Featuring Fred Harrison, Michael Hudson, Stephen Duckett & Tahir Amin. Donate to 3CR (and reference this show) Show notes ..read more
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Rights to the Golden Pen Tick
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by Karl Fitzgerald with Emily Sims & Jesse Hermans
3y ago
Karl is joined by his colleagues Emily Sims & Jesse Hogan to pull apart property lobby spin in light of the recent Victorian Budget. We actually had a few wins, with the Rezoning Windfall Gains tax ruffling feathers amongst those who see it as their right to the golden pen tick, of having their land rezoned by the millions. These are the sort of policies needed to quell a global property bubble out of control. Check the show notes to reference the column inches we didn;t have time to mention: https://www.prosper.org.au/2021/05/rights-to-rezoning ..read more
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We Live Here, They Own Us
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by Karl Fitzgerald with Mark Hassed
3y ago
“If you are a couple and one of you has to dedicate your entire wage for the next 25 years on the mortgage, what difference is that to slavery?” Mark Hassed takes us through his core Georgist understandings. Along the way we discuss subtle slavery, the School of Philosophy, Crown Casino, resource ripoffs and tax avoidance. Charming but essential understandings as always.  Show notes ..read more
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Sustaining Social Evolution
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by Karl Fitzgerald with Fred Harrison
3y ago
Author Fred Harrison discusses the 10 year anniversary of the GFC as the only person to have predicted it from as far back as 1987. He warns we must prepare for the next big one in 2026.  The misallocation of resources leads to debts, excessive taxes and the theft of our time. The five remedies are discussed in this extended podcast. Show notes ..read more
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The Unspoken Alternatives to Expensive Housing
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by Karl Fitzgerald with Dr Cameron Murray
3y ago
A super-sized edition of the show - celebrating 11 years on air - with a review-like interview of the 127th dinner speech with the Unspoken Alternatives to Expensive Housing report author Dr Cameron Murray. Then you get to hear the full speech with the Q&A to follow. Some controversy with the best demolition of the housing supply diversion plan ever, some BIG, big numbers that are already making waves internationally and then Cam’s out of the box plan for dirt cheap land. He pushes our thinking, but why? Show notes ..read more
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