Monthly Archives: May 2012

Representative Representation

I was a little disheartened earlier tonight seeing the first bits and pieces of the Liberal’s response to the state budget come out. When you see that they want to talk about flushing another $100 million down the ‘new homes’ … Continue reading

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Progress and Poverty – A Perspective Lost

I recently finished reading Poverty and Progress.   It was written some 130 years ago by Henry George and contains an incredible depth of insight into the economic foundations that our society is based upon. The basis it develops separates everything … Continue reading

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Ebb and Flow; How Currencies Function

One of the little realised curiosities about an economic system is that it needs at least two sources of flexibility in order to function without rapid price fluctuations due to currency shortage or surplus. Currently we operate with two – … Continue reading

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The sadness of inevitability

This week the Reserve Bank dropped interest rates by 50 points. And this is both a wonderful and a terrible thing. There will be people cheering tonight that they are paying less on their home loans. There will be people … Continue reading

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