The Political Economy Book Club is reading Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments. Discussions start Wednesday October 15 in a great downtown coffee house. Details here.
On a day when we should think seriously about who is entitled to the bounty of America, consider our Invisible Robbery Tour. No charge. Details here.
We’re told that the economy has recovered and prosperity reigns. It may be easier to find work, but getting a decent wage that pays for housing, health care, and other necessities of life is as tough as ever for many. The problem isn’t new, and the cause isn’t difficult to find. Nor is the remedy […]
The Political Economy Book Club is back in action with a new meeting place, Bridgeport Coffeehouse’s Loop location (73 E Jackson Blvd). The June/July selection is Jack London’s The Iron Heel, which looks back on the 20th century from the 27th. This Tuesday evening group will cover the first half of this book on June 25, […]
A big loss for Georgist education. Lindy Davies, head of the Henry George Institute, died Tuesday. Thru HGI or otherwise, Lindy was the source of much of the material used in our classes, including a helpful series of videos. He also oversaw online and paper correspondence courses for HGI, and was Editor of the Georgist […]
We’ll present Introducing Progress & Poverty at the Levy Center in Evanston, 6 PM on Tuesday, March 19. The session is complete in itself, but it also comprises the first class of the Progress & Poverty course for those interested in a more complete exploration. Details in the links. When: 6 PM Tuesday, March 19, […]
But you could. Because it’s important for concerned people to understand the basis of Henry George’s proposal, we have a special offer for college and graduate students in economics, public policy, and related fields. A generous supporter of the Henry George School will pay you $40 to participate in this two-hour program (90 minute presentation plus […]
We’ll present Introducing Progress & Poverty thrice in January, followed by the full Progress & Poverty course. Introducing Progress & Poverty outlines the way the economy works, including the main causes of persistent poverty, and proposes a remedy that seems to have worked wherever it has been even partially tried. It’s also an overview of […]
2018 has brought us two new Georgist books, one being a repackaging and update of the traditional Henry George School courses, and the other a guide to implementing Georgist ideas to benefit people in today’s world. Understanding Economics: To Fix What’s Wrong (published by the Henry George Institute) is the newest evolution of the material […]
Even if you couldn’t attend the Council of Georgist Organizations’ conference this week in Baltimore, you can watch some of the presentations which have already been posted. Here are two: Bill Batt on Progress in East Asia (alternative link) Victor Ramirez on Puerto Rico (alternative link) Find more as they appear by searching “Council of Georgist […]