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lvtfan
Interests: economic and social justice, Newfoundlands, better cities, a society and an economy in which all of us can prosper,
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The two letters to which this first article of the series respond are appended below the article itself. The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW: 1883-1930) Sat 12 Oct 1889, Page 5 THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE SINGLE TAX. By J. Farrell. No.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW: 1883-1930) Sat 19 Oct 1889 Page 5 THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE SINGLE TAX. BY J. FARRELL No. II. THE NEED FOR REFORM. The speaker with whose words I closed my paper of last week went... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW: 1883-1930) Sat 2 Nov 1889 Page 5 The Philosophy of the Single Tax By J. FARRELL No. III. THE NEW DOCTRINE. It should be evident that the first essential to any philosophical inquiry into social... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW: 1883-1930) Sat 9 Nov 1889 Page 10 The Philosophy of the Single Tax by J. Farrell No. IV The Heart of the Matter "The laws of distribution are obviously laws of proportion, and must be... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
This originally appeared in two installments. They're presented together here. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/235800586 The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW: 1883-1930) Sat 23 Nov 1889 Page 9 THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE SINGLE TAX. By J. Farrell. No. V. The Humbug of Protection I write... Continue reading
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The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW: 1883-1930) Sat 4 Jan 1890 Page 9 THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE SINGLE TAX. BY J. FARRELL. No. VI. TRADES UNIONISM AND SOCIALISM. It is not probable that the protective delusion will so possess the people... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
The letter to which this is replying follows the article itself here. The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW: 1883-1930) Sat 18 Jan 1890 Page 9 THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE SINGLE TAX. By J. Farrell No. VII. CHIEFLY IN REPLY. Before proceeding... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW: 1883-1930) Sat 25 Jan 1890 Page 5 The Philosophy of the Single Tax. By J. Farrell. No. VIII. Monopoly, and How It Works. In the beginning there was neither exchange nor capital. Primitive man had... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW: 1883-1930) Sat 1 Feb 1890 Page 5 THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE SINGLE TAX. By J. Farrell. IX. — THE METHOD OF REFORM. We propose to do nothing whatever beyond changing the basis of taxation from... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930) Sat 8 Feb 1890 Page 9 The Philosophy of the Single Tax. By J. Farrell. X. IN CONCLUSION. I have endeavored in the course of these articles to explain in a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW: 1883-1930) Fri 22 Feb 1889 Page 6 FREETRADE AND THE SINGLE TAX. FREE TRADE AND THE SINGLE TAX To the Editor of the Daily Telegraph. Sir, — Notwithstanding that land nationalization has been proved to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
I was curious to know a bit more about John Farrell, and found two articles, transcribed here: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/145885711 The Worker (Wagga, NSW: 1892-1913) Sat 14 May 1904 Page 8 EULOGY OF JOHN FARRELL John Farrell was the chief of the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
Disorder and anarchy have generally, in the history of social civilization, arisen from no other cause than the excesses, the arrogance, the conspiracies of a privileged class. Occasionally they have ensued from the revenge which has been given by a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
A Benevolent Man set out to lead men in the paths of Peace, but his steps were turned in the other direction. A Wise Man said: "You are going astray. You must turn about face." He answered, "Your theory may... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
Look to history, and when your heart saddens at the fact that liberty never yet was lasting in any corner of the world, and in any age, you will find the key of it in the gloomy truth that all... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
These are from the same book (see preceding post) WE are not ignorant that the duties paid at the custom house on the importation of foreign goods are finally reimbursed by the consumer, but we impose them as the easiest... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
In a book entitled The Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin; being reflections and observations on men and events, not included in Poor Richard's almanac, chosen from his collected papers, with introduction by John J. Murphy, (1906) I found a couple of... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2018 at LVTFan's Blog
Frances E. Willard, president of the Women's Christian Temperance Union, who among other things published An Up to Date Single Tax Catechism, was quoted in the 1901-07 issue of The Arena as follows: "The late Frances E. Willard, president of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at LVTFan's Blog
These came from a collection called Liberty Poems, published in 1900, when I was searching for a particular person's work. THREE EASY STEPS DOWN HILL. We've Jingoes. How they love the flag! And here’s a Jingo song: “That flag is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2017 at LVTFan's Blog
Something the towns seeking to attract Amazon's proposed 2nd Headquarters might consider: TO ATTRACT INDUSTRIES To the Editor of The Inquirer: Our State Legislature has appointed a committee to find out the reason why our industries do not increase faster... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at LVTFan's Blog
Voting Systems To the Editor of The Inquirer: Today you have an editorial in which you commiserate New York City on its faulty electoral system. People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. Possibly New York’s system is a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at LVTFan's Blog
Harold Sudell sent this LTE to the Philadelphia Inquirer, in October, 1945 -- but it could have been this year in many American cities and towns: INCENTIVE TAXATION To the Editor of The Inquirer: According to one of your editorials... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at LVTFan's Blog
A fellow named Hugo W. Noren, of Pittsburgh, wrote to the Philadelphia Inquirer, in January 1932: To the Editor of The Inquirer: A gentleman of your city who appears to give largely of his time to promote its welfare sends... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2017 at LVTFan's Blog
A bit in the Philadelphia Inquirer of 1931-09-08 signed by Girard, describes an interesting point made by Harold Sudell: "According to Harold Suddell, noted single-taxer, Herbert Spencer and I have made the same mistake. I do not know if Herb... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2017 at LVTFan's Blog
Exploring some old newspapers, I found a letter to the editor that I thought was a nice simple expression. It was written by someone named Warren T. Lowe, of Media, PA, in 1930. Land Basis to All Business To the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2017 at LVTFan's Blog