Re: Four Horsemen
- --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "John" <burns-john@...> wrote:
> --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "John" <burns-john@> wrote:Sigh. I can see that there's definitely some truth to that, but he's far to glib. My retort to that? Oh, yeah, and goldbugs are known as exemplars of rationality. *rolls eyes*
> > Ross Ashcroft on the Keizer Report (from 12 mins in),
> > about the film The Four Horsemen. The conclusion
> > of the film is introduce LVT and go back to the
> > Gold Standard. It is available on DVD for those
> > interested - it has not been shown on UK TV,
> > although it has in many other countries. I am
> > not connected to the film or Ahscroft.
> > http://www.renegadeeconomist.com/blog/video/the-keiser-report.html
> > Ross said when he went around the world
> > promoting the film, 70% of the audiences
> > were 35 years of age and under. Encouraging.
> > Here is a 50 minute talk by Ross. He does go on about rent seekers.
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5Ddi6WDSdM&feature=g-all
> Ross Ashcroft said:
> "Georgists are a rabid bunch who put off more people than they take on-board"
- --- In LandCafe@yahoogroups.com, "harrypollard" wrote:
> So why not say they are changing systematically?"Inflation" is shorter and more descriptive.
> How does calling rising prices inflation help to "understand how, when and why"?Having a label and definition for the concept helps people share information about it.
> Whereas inflation in its original meaning indicates that the money issuer has done something.Maybe that's part of it: the apologists for bankster privilege want to conceal the fact that it is private commercial banks that are issuing the money, not government.
-- Roy Langston