Ricardo’s Classical Political Economy

Ricardo’s Classical Political Economy

Geoists in History David Ricardo (1772-1823) by Karl Williams “The interest of the landlord is always opposed to the interests of every other class in the community.” The father of classical political economy, David Ricardo, was more than a theoretical economist for...

HG Wells – feudal critique

By Karl Williams As part of the Geoists in History series: Key quotes: “The World State in this ideal presents itself as the sole landowner of the earth, with the great local governments I have adumbrated, the local municipalities, holding, as it were, feudally under...

Richard Cobden – Liberate the Land

We celebrate our 125th Annual Henry George Commemorative Dinner this September and with that in mind, we continue unveiling our rich historical tradition of land reformers in the Geoists in History series with Richard Cobden. “You who shall liberate the land will do...

Geoists in History – Philip Snowden

1864 – 1937 Karl Williams continues the exploration of the great figures in history in his Geoists in History segment.   “There never was a time when the need was greater than it is today for the application of the philosophy and principles of Henry George to...