Portrait of Henry George

Henry George

1839 – 1897

A prolific author who was a strong defender of free trade and an advocate of the idea of a single tax on land. George believed that a single tax on land would be sufficient to fund government activities. It would be based upon the unimproved value of the land.

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Read the Liberty Classic Henry George’s Protection or Free Trade: A Critical Review from Econlib

George featured as the September 2021 OLL Birthday. Read it here

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