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Henry George

 
 
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Reply Sat 5 Jul, 2014 07:51 pm
I believe Henry George argued that taxing land values, society could recapture the value of its common inheritance, and eliminate the need for taxes on productive activities.

What were the counter argument(s)? Why didn't all economists accept George's arguments?
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Reply Sat 5 Jul, 2014 08:23 pm
@gollum,
"Oh no it won't, goddammit!"

Ready for your rebuttal.
gollum
 
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Reply Sun 6 Jul, 2014 05:29 pm
@bobsal u1553115,
bobsal-
I don't have a rebuttal. I find his arguments persuasive. However, most economists are not Georgians, so I wondered why?
bobsal u1553115
 
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Reply Tue 8 Jul, 2014 12:51 am
@gollum,
Frankly, he makes sense to me, too.
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