Jakarta, Indonesia, has been a global crossroads since the 10th Century. Indonesia stands at the intersections of the Java Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the Sunda Strait, which is as essential today as 500 years ago.
When will people stop thinking that London is the ne plus ultra of the United Kingdom? London is unaffordable. It swoons over its exile population of grifters, the pollution is unbearable, and their bottomless brunches match Dubai in their tasty tastelessness. But, there’s a Britain beyond the M25 motorway.
Once Ireland was a rural and poverty-stricken land. Hundreds of years of British rule by a landed aristocracy sucked rent, food, and money out of the nation.
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Global Dispatches is a digest with brief analyses of land value in government policy worldwide. Land Value (Re)Capture in all its forms will be investigated.
Joshua Vincent is the Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Economics, an NGO that has been successfully examining and implementing land value tax reforms.
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