He was the most important American voice in political economy. During his lifetime, he became the
third most famous man in the United States, behind Thomas Edison and Mark Twain
. His supporters included Leo Tolstoy, Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill and John Dewey, to name a few. Here's our Henry George quote
of the day, and here is more on George's life and work
Did you know
that the game of Monopoly
was originally invented as a teaching tool to help get across Henry George's economic principles? Here's an article
on the history of The Landlord's Game,
patented in 1904, which, under its new name — Monopoly
— became the world's most popular board game!
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When US Citizens' land is taken for public use,
the Constitution requires compensation. Access to another nation's land requires a treaty — or a war.
Keystone XL: This Far. No Further.
Just changing our habits a little would generate huge global benefits.
Seven Things We Waste in Huge Amounts
The Renegade Economists' Podcast 7th birthday edition discusses Henry George's radical insights with with The Prosperity Paradox editor, Dr Mark Hassad.
Addressing Root Causes
What gives a nation the right to hold its territory, and defend its boundaries?
On National Sovereignty
People have been thinking about these questions for quite a long time.