Historical Period: The 19th Century
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.
Read the Liberty Classic Henry George’s Protection or Free Trade: A Critical Review from Econlib
Quotes from Henry George:
- Henry George on government favors
- Henry George on how trade sanctions hurt domestic consumers
- Henry George on a “free trade America” as the real city set on a hill
Titles from Henry George: