POLITICAL NOTES: Single Tax

A National Convention of the great Presidential year of 1924 was held in Manhattan. Before the Convention, the name of the Party was the Single Tax Party. After the Convention it was the Commonwealth Land Party. But the change was only a change of name.

The Single Tax principles of Henry George* were again affirmed in the Party's platform. Under the Single Tax program, the Government would assume practical ownership of all land. The Government would be supported by one tax alone, the tax for the use of land—in other words, rent.

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