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Henry George

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A prolific author who was a strong defender of free trade and an advocate of the idea of a single tax on land. George believed that a single tax on land would be sufficient to fund government activities. It would be based upon the unimproved value of the land. [The image comes from “The Warren J. Samuels Portrait Collection at Duke University.”]

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Progress and Poverty

Money and Banks

11/06/1934Books
Henry George seeks to explain why poverty exists notwithstanding widespread advances in technology and even where there is a concentration of great wealth such as in cities.
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Protection or Free Trade

Big GovernmentFree Markets

06/04/1886Books
Henry George endeavors to determine whether protection or free trade better accords with the interests of labor, and to bring to a common conclusion on this subject those who really desire to raise wages.
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