One Hour Henry George highlights our winter program

Our Winter 2015 course and event schedule has been issued, and is being posted bit by bit to this site (see the “events” tab above, or for the complete schedule in hardcopy phone 312 450 2906).  Progress & Poverty courses will start January 6 and 8, and again on February 13.  There is also an […]

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 […]

July at HGS: Beginning course, advanced courses, and a movie

Upon returning from our North American conference around July 12, we’ll be staying inside for classes and a movie during the rest of this month.  Progress & Poverty, which is open to everyone interested, begins afternoon classes Wednesday, July 16.  If you’ve already completed this course (with us or elsewhere), you can choose advanced courses […]

Feb 10 Monday 6 PM: No Farms No Food

Since earliest civilizations, humans have recognized that food is a product of farmland (and, yes, pastureland, fisheries, etc) and have managed to cultivate enough land to feed themselves. Yet today we routinely convert farmland to urban use. American Farmland Trust (AFT) seek to ensure continued agricultural use of some land by buying development rights from […]

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 […]