Australia

Vice President: Karl Fitzgerald

Karl Fitzgerald works as the Project Director for Prosper Australia, an NGO focusing on economic justice. He produced the documentary Real Estate 4 Ransom and runs the weekly Renegade Economists radio podcast. Karl wrote the landmark Total Resource Rents of Australia report (2012) and oversees the Speculative Vacancies report into vacant housing he started in 2006. He works closely with Professor Michael Hudson as his webmaster and co-editor. He stays sane by running a permaculture based community nursery, Power Plants, from the side of his house with his young family. Who says the land isn’t productive? For 10 hours a week they turn out 500 seedlings a month for $1 each. Karl has a B.Ec (Monash Clayton).