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Re: This is the kind of "incentive taxation" Boston DOES employ

Because of my job and my weirdly unchangeable (real) Boston Globe name, I can't post a reply to that article. Perhaps some of you can/will. If I COULD post
walterhorn
Aug 4
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This is the kind of "incentive taxation" Boston DOES employ

Boston is rife with untracked tax breaks - The Boston Globe
walterhorn
Aug 3
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Re: LVT as a policy tool for clustering population and activity.

Not sure about the "proximity axis" but, if the desideratum is nearness, then LVT is a bit of a double edged sword: LVT could facilitate suburbs miles a way
    David Reed
    Jul 26
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    Re: LVT as a policy tool for clustering population and activity.

    Eric, you wrote: So what can I be suggesting to governments and policy makers as strategies that can do the job? My rough understanding of LVT is that if we
    Edward Dodson
    Jul 25
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    LVT as a policy tool for clustering population and activity.

    What! Another of those damned fat, square, thick books! Always scribble, scribble, scribble, eh, Mr. Gibbon. Dear LVT friends, I am working on my own next fat,
      Eric Britton
      Jul 24
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      Re: Article on Thorold Rogers

      ... If the Massachusetts citizenry can’t remediate the beachside situation, it seems a general LVT may be even more remote? Sadly, yes. Desperately remote.
      walterhorn
      Jul 20
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      Re: Article on Thorold Rogers

      Not good. We have few private beaches here now, and private land abutting rivers is required to be 20 metres from the riverbank. If the Massachusetts
        Bryan Kavanagh
        Jul 20
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        Re: Article on Thorold Rogers

        I was reminded of the Leggett article yesterday, a hot weekend day in the Boston area. My friends tried to go to Crane's Beach (on the North Shore) at 9 AM.
        walterhorn
        Jul 20
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        Re: On the Smithsonian channel next Sunday evening ...

        The program is "My Million Dollar Invention," airing at 8pm and 11pm EDT: "Guns and Goldmines: The Colt revolver, Monopoly, the cymbal and branch banking are
        Wyn Achenbaum
        Jul 19
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        On the Smithsonian channel next Sunday evening ...

        Will be the story of Monopoly and its origins as The Landlord's Game.
        Edward Dodson
        Jul 19
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        Re: Article on Thorold Rogers

        No, please use it without linking to my site, Ed. I think it's an important piece in which Leggett researched his history well - and not just on Thorold
        Bryan Kavanagh
        Jul 15
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        Re: Article on Thorold Rogers -- Joseph Leggett is the author

        Bryan, Somewhere in my research -- perhaps on Amazon.uk or Google Books -- I found mention of a reprint -- 15 pages. That could qualify as a small library
        Wyn Achenbaum
        Jul 15
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        Re: Article on Thorold Rogers

        Bryan, you wrote: You will have seen Wyn Achenbaum has solved the mystery, Ed. The excellent piece was written by Joseph Leggett and published in the San
        Edward Dodson
        Jul 15
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        Re: Article on Thorold Rogers

        You will have seen Wyn Achenbaum has solved the mystery, Ed. The excellent piece was written by Joseph Leggett and published in the San Francisco Star in the
        Bryan Kavanagh
        Jul 14
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        Re: Article on Thorold Rogers -- Joseph Leggett is the author

        Great work, Wyn! So, it was not a small library book; Jim Crowe's wife must have transcribed it from a library copy of the San Francisco Star. And you've
        Bryan Kavanagh
        Jul 14
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