for SF Mayor
There's nobody out there like Leon Phat! Nobody!
Nobody else (yet!) recognizes the real power in community . . . and is willing to use it!
Nobody else recognizes that social geography value is entirely community generated. In your imagination remove all structures and improvements to and upon any given parcel of land in San Francisco. Whatever value remains attached to that land is there because of the community. Period.
It's what real esate agents mean by "location, location, location."
It's what community organizers mean by "Si, se puede!"
It's what kids and teachers mean by, "Can't say, can't play."
Streets and schools, fire and police protection, surrounding businesses and neighborhood ambiance. Whether you or anyone else owns that site, its value is the same, and that demonstrates that locational value is community generated.
Leon Phat will use that community-generated value to
*For grass roots, community governance, Phat proposes block councils and precinct councils, funded by allocating one half of one percent of the property tax to each voting precinct. These funds wil be available to each precinct to use as it sees fit.
Under every big business is even phatter land
Under every big idea is even phatter land
Leon Phat wants to put the phat back into community
To see what others are saying about the basic premise Leon Phat works from, read this Quartz article
And to view a five minute video introducing the economic principle which explains the fundamental power that control of desirable land conveys to either private parties or the community, watch