Closing Thought–28Dec16

Games People Play…..

Recently I was surprised to see that one of my followers, w1nt3l, knew of Henry George and the land value tax……it is an economic theory that I think would solve a lot of problems…..but few know of his theory these days of runaway greed….

When you were a kid or maybe just yesterday…did you ever play Monopoly?  Did you get a monopoly game for Christmas?

Did you know that Henry George was the inspiration for the original Monopoly……..BAM!  Drop the history bomb!

This is a little something to explain the game and its origins…..

A brief history of America’s favorite board game……(you just knew there would be a historic perspective in there somewhere, right?)

Source: Monopoly’s Radical, Anticapitalist, Feminist Origins – by Andy Warner

Back in the 80’s I studied at the Henry George Institute…..and to this day I firmly believe that his land value tax would be an excellent policy for this country to follow.

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5 thoughts on “Closing Thought–28Dec16

  1. I’d like to play The Landlord’s Game. I played Monopoly a lot when I was younger and never really liked to play, but someone had to make sure no one cheated (I was the banker). Progress and Poverty has moved up a few slots on my list of books to read 🙂

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