"A Political Utopia"

Title"A Political Utopia"
Year for Search1928
AuthorsHowe, Frederic Clemson (1867-1940)
Secondary TitleThe Nation (New York)
Volume / Edition127
Pagination178-79
Date PublishedAugust 22, 1928
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Eutopia based on a natural aristocracy and the single tax. Cooperative system designed to eliminate economic privilege. Public ownership of all transportation, gas and electricity, and the telephone and telegraph. No protective tariffs. The idea of a single tax on land originated with Henry George (1839-97). For Henry George’s explanation of the single tax, see his Progress and Poverty. An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and Of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth. The Remedy. San Francisco, CA: W. M. Hinton, 1879. Fiftieth Anniversary Ed. New York: The Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, 1929.

Author Note

(1867-1940)

Full Text

1928 Howe, Frederic Clemson (1867-1940). “A Political Utopia.” The Nation (New York) 127 (August 22, 1928): 178-79.

Eutopia based on a natural aristocracy and the single tax. Cooperative system designed to eliminate economic privilege. Public ownership of all transportation, gas and electricity, and the telephone and telegraph. No protective tariffs. The idea of a single tax on land originated with Henry George (1839-97). For Henry George’s explanation of the single tax, see his Progress and Poverty. An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and Of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth. The Remedy. San Francisco, CA: W. M. Hinton, 1879. Fiftieth Anniversary Ed. New York: The Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, 1929.