Discover how the economy really works with our tuition-free courses and seminars offered by Henry George School of Social Science headquartered in New York City (NYC). Our core curriculum is based on the writings of the American political economist and social reformer Henry George, author of Progress and Poverty, an all-time best seller in economics. Our courses and seminars will provide you with the analytic tools to understand the root causes of the ongoing economic crisis and discover simple reforms that reward free enterprise, raise incomes and promote responsible development.
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The Henry George Birthplace, Archive and Historical Research Center
Published, unpublished, and reproduced works by Henry George
February 9, 2015
Smart Talk with Andrew Mazzone and Steven Keen
December 29, 2014
Smart Talk with Andrew Mazzone and Martin Ford
December 29, 2014
Smart Talk with Andrew Mazzone and Eamonn Fingleton
February 17, 2015
Introduction to Political Economy based on Progress and Poverty
Why doesn’t economic progress bring an end to poverty? Why instead does it seem to make the problem of poverty even more intractable, with increasing numbers of workers unable to earn enough to support their families or even themselves? Read More →
February 18, 2015
Depressions in a Credit Driven Economy
The purpose of this course is to offer an alternative theoretical framework to explain the workings of the US economy since the abandonment of the Gold Standard. Read More →
February 26, 2015
Taxes and Their Consequences
Federal, state and local government taxes are a large and growing component of our economy. This course examines the various taxes raised by government and the resulting impact on the economy and society. Read More →
Paying for Government: a Survey of Tax Revenues and the Impact of the Income Tax
Who do we pay for government services? What are the annual tax revenues at the local, state, and federal levels?