Education: Georgism Revival

The U. S. people may be suckers for free lunches and one-cent sales, but they do not go out of their way to get free education. Nor do they often work up an appetite for warmed-over ideas. Consequently, the gratuitous revival last week of a school of thought that had its heyday more than 40 years ago made news. As the Henry George School of Social Science bought a $50,000 building in Manhattan for schoolhouse and headquarters, disciples of Georgism disclosed that the single-tax doctrine today has some 21,000 student followers throughout the U. S., is growing rapidly.

Henry George (1839-1897), who...

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