A turtle that represents our slowing economy and the Great Stagnation
Economics

What’s Our Problem with the Great Stagnation?

There’s a clear cause of the widespread economic problems facing America today.  But for some reason, nobody in power wants to admit this problem. They all act like wizards at Hogwarts tiptoeing around He-who-must-not-be-named.   What’s the problem?  GDP growth (and thus, median real income growth) in the US has been in decline since the 1970’s. […]

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A land tax could help reduce wealth inequality.
Economics

The Best Way to Reduce Wealth Inequality

Can you imagine if owning land was outlawed?   What if the only taxes the government collected were taxes on land?   What does a world like this look like? Both sound pretty un-American, and pretty outlandish. But these two ideas form the crux of Georgism, an economic ideology named after the late 19th century American political […]

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