Now Macron wants to make up. He now knows it was silly to tax the poor. And he’s got a solution to make it all better. But it won’t.
If you remember, the mainstream was in an uproar when Trump decided to exit the Paris Agreement. During his campaign, Trump said exiting would help American businesses and workers.
Barton and the politicians of the day knew what they were doing. Collect the land rent and land ceases to have a price altogether. There is no land price to speculate in — and the rent from the land could be used to build the city.
That greater good, you could argue, is prosperity for all. China wants their population to be wealthy, happy and obedient.
Clearly, the conflict between these two world superpowers is ratcheting higher. All eyes will be on Buenos Aires, where the G20 meeting will kick off in less than 10 days.
The most important event going on in the world right now is the mid-term elections in the US. It may not seem like a big deal to us here in Australia, but it is.
When the stock market responds to strong economic news with falls, it’s not a bullish sign, folks. It tells you the good news is largely priced in, and that it is, in fact, now bad news. Why?
In 1799, the UK first proposed a temporary income tax. And to most people it seemed reasonable. There was a war going on. The government needed money to buy weapons and mobilise troops. It wasn’t seen as a big ask for a 1–3% tax.
Despite Australia having huge growth in renewable energy sources in recent years, and research from Australian National University saying we are on track to meet the Paris Agreement targets, we still need to ‘do more’.
Melbourne is the fourth fastest gown city in the developed world. In roughly 10 years, Melbourne could become Australia’s largest city. With the population growing at a fast pace, infrastructure is needed.