He was co-founder and CEO of two credit card companies – First USA, which grew to be the largest Visa issuer in the industry and which was sold to Bank One in 1997, and Juniper Financial, the fastest growing credit card in its era, which was sold to Barclays PLC in 2004. He has an inside perspective on structural problems that destabilize economies.
She has been involved in studying land monopoly since 1969, when she worked as a researcher in a Ralph Nader project investigating the power of large landholders in California. The project result was Politics of land;: Ralph Nader’s study group report on land use in California, Richard Fellmuth, project director. Polly is also a former board member of the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation,
Dan Sullivan (host) is the director of Saving Communities and president of the Council of Georgist Organizations. Since 1978, he has led successful campaigns that resulted in several shifts to land value tax in Pittsburgh and in other Pennsylvania cities. He has been called to testify on tax economics by state legislative committees, Congressional sub-committees, and economic reform organizations in multiple countries, and his work has been featured in many publications, from The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Press to Fortune Magazine.