Just outside of Philadelphia sits the Borough of Millbourne Pennsylvania, home to a little more than eleven hundred residents. Once home to a grain mill that gave the Borough its’ name, Millborne’s primary source of tax revenue came from a … Read the rest
About Josie Faass
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Entries by Josie Faass
For many, including myself, this month marks one year since the COVID-19 pandemic began affecting our lives in earnest. On March 13, 2020, my older son descended the bus steps, elated to have (what we believed at the time to … Read the rest
We have lost a great friend, Board Member, and contributor. The world has lost a great man, a great advocate of progressive economics and equality for all, and a true believer of the teachings of Henry George.
Paul Francis Justus … Read the rest
As has become the norm, the weeks since the publication of our December newsletter have been full to the brim with breaking news and accounts of personal struggle and heartbreak too numerous to begin to address here. Today though, two … Read the rest
As we collectively stare down the holidays, the reality that our celebrations won’t look or feel the same as in other years is inescapable. The range of differences varies, of course. For my family, it’s planning our winter holidays without … Read the rest
In the last weeks, our attention has (rightly) been focused at the national level, and in a time when the word “unprecedented” has been used so often it barely registers, it was hardly surprising that the 2020 Presidential election was … Read the rest
Property taxes are ubiquitous around the world, and in the United States, they’re a tax most people love to hate. Unlike sales and income taxes, which are baked into every purchase and paycheck, property taxes are added onto mortgage bills … Read the rest
From RSF Executive Director Josie Faass
It feels like every time I sit down to write one of these monthly updates, our world has taken any number of strange, disconcerting turns. This month is no different. But rather than get … Read the rest