'Tax the privileged and reduce the deadweight costs' – from Chris Cook, Claverton, letter in Financial Times

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2b060736-2a1e-11de-9d01-00144feabdc0.html?nclick_check=1 Published: April 16 2009 03:00 | Last updated: April 16 2009 03:00 From Mr Chris Cook. Sir, I am sure British correspondents will also be pointing out that it is not just the US tax code that is broken (“Mending America’s broken tax code”, Editorial, April 14), but this misses a deeper point. The […]

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Article in IET queries role of wind power and balancing costs in the UK

David Millborrow is a Claverton participant…. Thanks to Hugh Sharman for forwarding this piece. This article from David Millborrow seems to pretty much demolish this article.. .. http://tx1.fcomet.com/~claverto/cms/download/316/ …………………………………. Quote ” Today, the UK is committed to European Union targets to deliver 35 per cent of electricity from renewables by 2020. Starting from a base of […]

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That financial crisis in full – G20 triumph – latest

The banks lost all their money, put pressure on the politicians who in London, agreed to give them all the money back, by taking our money and giving it to them for the next 20 years. The also agreed to leave the tax havens pretty much as they are – well the ones that people […]

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HOUSE OF COMMONS SEMINAR ON LAND VALUE TAXATION

    Organised by The Coalition for Economic Justice Hosted by Vince Cable MP Panel of Speakers: Sir Sam Brittan,  Financial Times Fred Harrison*,  Land Research Trust Prof Iain McLean,  Professor of Politics– Oxford University Ashley Seager,  The Guardian Molly Scott Cato,  Green Party Economics speaker David Triggs,  Henry George Foundation * Author of Boom […]

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ZERO EMISSION HYBRID RAILCAR

Ultra Light Rail – the Fast Track to Fuel Cells Introducing Fuel Cells to the Commercial Public Transport Market Fuel cells are now recognised as a key technology in the process of weaning the modern world from its dependence on fossil fuels and leading it into a new age of alternative energy. The principal obstacle […]

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HOUSE OF COMMONS SEMINAR ON LAND VALUE TAXATION, TUESDAY 24TH MARCH 2009

PRESS RELEASE London, 16 March 2009 Hosted by Vince Cable MP Chaired by Nick Ross Panel of Speakers: – David Triggs, Executive Chair of the Henry George Foundation – Iain McLean, Professor of Politics, University of Oxford – Ashley Seager, Economics correspondent, The Guardian – Samuel Brittan, Economics commentator, FT, author – Molly Scott Cato, […]

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