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"Common Ground-U.S.A. is dedicated to the principle that all persons have equal and common rights in the earth and its resources and each individual has an exclusive right to the income from his or her own labor and capital investment. We are also dedicated to support and improve the free market, including purchase, ownership, and sale of real estate.

"Therefore, we are committed to reducing and replacing taxes on labor and capital. We propose to pay for essential government services by adequate taxation of the value of land and other natural resources. We also propose fees for pollution, resource extraction, and use of the public commons. We believe these changes will increase total wealth and equality of opportunity, thereby improving the quality of life for all individuals and the functioning of government."


... The Key to Promoting Prosperity by Reducing Taxes on Labor and Capital



The members of Common Ground-USA are inspired to work for fundamental societal changes, in part, by the writings of the 19th century philosopher and political economist Henry George. George's most widely read book, written in 1879, is Progress and Poverty. We are pleased to provide a brief SYNOPSIS of this remarkable work.


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ABOUT COMMON GROUND-USA


Our members are people like you who take organized action to achieve social justice and fight special privilege. Our key stratgegy to to lower taxes to the ground.

LETTER LOBBY CAMPAIGN

  • We provide our activist members with information on key issues facing our society by periodic issuance of background information and analyses, urging members to contact key public officials and others under our Letter Lobby Campaigns.
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  • Members also receive our regular newsletter, GroundSwell, a sample copy of which is available upon request. Simply click on the GroundSwell link above to obtain your free sample copy.
  • An extensive archive of GroundSwell -- Issue-by-Issue -- is also available. We encourge you to examine these articles to learn more about our organization, its history and the remarkable insights of the authors who contribute articles to GroundSwell.


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