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Re: [LandCafe] Re: transport planning - time savings and land value increases arise

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  • Roy Langston
    ... Just like price can t be collected otherwise, too. And just like price is therefore not already all of ours, either. -- Roy Langston ... Yahoo!
    Message 1 of 50 , Aug 11, 2007
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      "Jeffery J. Smith" <jjs@...> wrote:
      On Aug 10, 2007, at 4:59 PM, Roy Langston wrote:
      >
      > ??? How is rent "already all of ours"? As it cannot be collected but
      > by force

      Just like price can't be collected otherwise, too.
      And just like price is therefore not "already all of ours," either.

      -- Roy Langston


       


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    • Harry Pollard
      Well said! Harry ********************************** Henry George School of Social Science of Los Angeles. Box 655 Tujunga CA 91042 818 352-4141
      Message 50 of 50 , Aug 18, 2007
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        Well said!

         

        Harry

         

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        Henry George School of Social Science

        of Los Angeles.

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        From: Wetzel Dave [mailto:Davewetzel@...]
        Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 9:59 AM
        To: Roy Langston; Paul Metz; Jeffery J. Smith
        Cc: LandCafe@yahoogroups.com; henrygeorgeschool@...
        Subject: RE: [LandCafe] Re: transport planning - time savings and land value increases arise

         

        All of it!

         

        It is not the infrastructure that creates the land value its our desire to enjoy the access, time-savings, convenience etc arising from the use of the infrastructure.

         

        Eg

        A railway built in the Sahara desert between 2 points with no population and no mineral resources would not have any passengers nor freight – nobody would want to open a shop or hotel by a station and no adjacent landowner could increase their rent!

         

        It is our need to use land and our desire to use the most favourable land that creates land value.

         

        Dave

        Chair, The Professional Land Reform Group

        President, the Labour Land Campaign

        www.LabourLand.org

        020 7126 4200

         

        -----Original Message-----
        From: Roy Langston [mailto:roy_langston1@...]
        Sent: Monday, August 13, 2007 5:54 PM
        To: Wetzel Dave; Paul Metz; Jeffery J. Smith
        Cc: LandCafe@yahoogroups.com; henrygeorgeschool@...
        Subject: RE: [LandCafe] Re: transport planning - time savings and land value increases arise

         

        Wetzel Dave <Davewetzel@...> wrote:

        >Roy Langston

        states:

        >“

        lang=EN-GB style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Rent is not the fruit of the earth but of society. It is due in >large measure to government spending on services and >infrastructure.”

        >So the private railways built in the UK in the 18th >Century did not increase land rent because they

        >were not Govt expenditure?

        >So “The Heathrow Express”, a private railway >provided by the British Airports Authority between

        >London Heathrow Airport and Paddington Station >in Central London, has
        not increased the land rent >around Paddington which private landowners are
        >collecting?

         

        What part of "in large measure" don't you understand?

        -- Roy Langston

         


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