Henry George

Henry George


Nationality: American

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

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

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