Read Democracy in America– and more videos at the Henry George School

Political Economy Book Club convenor Bob Matter reminds us to start reading Democracy in America volume 1, in order to participate in the PEBC discussion Tuesday, March 29, 6 to 8 PM. Or, if you don’t care to read it, you can listen to a free audiobook version. Democracy in America is arguably a great […]

Progress & Poverty, movies, book discussion, and a robbery tour

Yes, we remain confident that what you can learn at the Henry George School provides an essential perspective, available in only a few places, on how the world works, why things usually go wrong despite (sometimes) good intentions, and a proposal by (but not entirely original to) a brilliant American philosopher and economist to solve […]

Jan 24 Friday 6PM TGIF unwind with Bob Jene

Here’s a chance to explore where the economy is going with experienced Georgist investor and analyst Bob Jene.  He’ll explain HELOC’s, ZIRP, QE and other exotic financial instruments and strategies, evaluate their effects on the economy and in particular on inflation.  Discuss some forecasts,  too. By the end of 2014 you may thank Bob for […]

Wed Jan 22 6 PM PEBC discusses Social Statics

The Political Economy Book Club discusses Parts 1 & 2 of “Social Statics” by Herbert Spencer (1851 edition). Economist Murray Rothbard called Social Statics “the greatest single work of libertarian political philosophy ever written.” Spencer argued that the state was not an “essential” institution and that it would “decay” as voluntary market organization would replace […]