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Yisroel Pensack: Proposition 13’s Devastating Impact on Housing Affordability in California

A 21st-century follower of 19th-century political economist Henry George, whose classic “Progress and Poverty” was written in San Francisco and published there in 1879, has analyzed the effect of California’s property-tax-cutting Proposition 13 and found that that 1978 measure has … Continue reading

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Yisroel Pensack: Is Sarah Palin a Follower of American Economist Henry George?

According to an AP report in The New York Times: ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Records show that Sarah Palin has not paid any property taxes on cabins that have been built on two backcountry plots partially owned by the former … Continue reading

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