PROGRESS & POVERTY BECOMES #MAGA | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


PROGRESS & POVERTY BECOMES #MAGA

Few now are aware that Henry George, near the end of the 19th Century, was one of three most admired men in America. George’s 1880 book Progress & Poverty sold two million copies worldwide in many languages, describing what caused poverty and a simple tax reform which would end it. But George died (of “stroke”) four days before his potential election as mayor of New York City in 1897. Seemingly overnight George’s name and ideas were wiped from public awareness in America.

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