Henry George School
P O Box A3603 Chicago 60690 | (312) 450-2906

Introducing Progress & Poverty

September 16, 2017

When:
October 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2017-10-10T18:00:00-05:00
2017-10-10T20:00:00-05:00
Where:
Signature Offices #2700
Cna Center
333 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60604
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Chuck Metalitz
312 450 2906

Photo credit: Jason Tester Guerrilla Futures (CC BY-ND 2.0)

Yes, it is possible to end poverty in America — or any independent nation — by recognizing a clear and logical distinction between private property and community property. Not just the poor, but everyone would have the opportunity to earn a decent living and enjoy better quality of life. Henry George, a prominent American philosopher and economist of the late 19th century, was the most prominent advocate of this reform. His book on the subject, Progress & Poverty, was probably the best-selling nonfiction work of his time, sparked a movement which brought prosperity to several American communities and foreign countries.

Introducing Progress & Poverty is a program by the Henry George School of Chicago, outlining the principles George advocated, how and why they work, and their potential for solving today’s problems in this city and elsewhere.  This program will next be presented on Tuesday, October 10, 6PM to 8PM in the Chicago loop. Attendance is without charge or obligation.  An extended course is also available for those interested.

Pre-registration by email is strongly encouraged, but not required if space is available. If you are interested in the topic but this date and location don’t fit your schedule, please sign up for our announcement list.

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"Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied."
- Henry George