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Forum Post: The Problem of Poverty Amid Progress

Posted 8 years ago on Dec. 31, 2013, 9:51 a.m. EST by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC
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I havn't had time to read this yet... but wanted to book mark it here; http://www.henrygeorge.org/pchp0.htm



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[-] 1 points by WSmith (2698) from Cornelius, OR 8 years ago

Prosperity is not progress. We have unprecedented prosperity in the 1% but mostly Retrogression in the 99%. YUK!!!

[-] -1 points by BradB (2693) from Washington, DC 8 years ago

looks interesting so far...


Publisher’s Foreword by Cliff Cobb Editor’s Preface by Bob Drake Author’s Preface to the Fourth Edition Introduction: The Problem of Poverty Amid Progress

First Part: Wages and Capital

  1. Why Traditional Theories of Wages are Wrong
  2. Defining Terms
  3. Wages Are Produced By Labor, Not Drawn From Capital
  4. Workers Not Supported By Capital
  5. The True Functions of Capital Second Part: Population and Subsistence

  6. The Theory of Population According to Malthus

  7. Malthus vs. Facts
  8. Malthus vs. Analogies
  9. Malthusian Theory Disproved Third Part: The Laws of Distribution

  10. Necessary Relation of the Laws of Distribution

  11. The Law Of Rent
  12. The Cause of Interest
  13. False Interest
  14. The Law Of Interest
  15. The Law Of Wages
  16. Correlating The Laws of Distribution
  17. The Problem Explained Fourth Part: The Effect of Material Progress on the Distribution of Wealth

  18. Dynamic Forces Not Yet Explored

  19. Population Growth and Distribution of Wealth
  20. Technology and the Distribution of Wealth
  21. Speculation Fifth Part: The Problem Solved

  22. The Root Cause of Recessions

  23. The Persistence of Poverty Despite Increasing Wealth Sixth Part: The Remedy

  24. Ineffective Remedies

  25. The True Remedy Seventh Part: Justice of the Remedy

  26. The Injustice of Private Property In Land

  27. The Enslavement of Labor
  28. Are Landowners Entitled to Compensation?
  29. History of Land as Private Property
  30. History of Property in Land in the US Eighth Part: Application of the Remedy

  31. Private Property in Land is Inconsistent with the Best Use of Land

  32. Securing Equal Rights To Land
  33. The Canons of Taxation
  34. Endorsements And Objections Ninth Part: Effects of the Remedy

  35. The Effect on Production

  36. The Effect on The Distribution of Wealth
  37. The Effect on Individuals and Classes
  38. Changes in Society Tenth Part: The Law of Human Progress

  39. The Cause of Human Progress

  40. Differences in Civilizations
  41. The Law of Human Progress
  42. How Modern Civilization May Decline
  43. The Central Truth
  44. Conclusion: The Individual Life Afterword: Who Was Henry George? by Agnes George deMille