Prosperity In the Year 2000 A.D. Achieved by Democratic Steps As the natural result of abolishing all taxes upon business, industry, commerce and agriculture, leaving for the necessary expenses of government its natural revenue, economic rent as determined by the site value of land. As presented in a series of conversations between Justin Waterson, a retired Chicago merchant, eighty-five years of age, and his grandson, Charles Waterson, aged seventeen. A Challenge to State Socialism

TitleProsperity In the Year 2000 A.D. Achieved by Democratic Steps As the natural result of abolishing all taxes upon business, industry, commerce and agriculture, leaving for the necessary expenses of government its natural revenue, economic rent as determined by the site value of land. As presented in a series of conversations between Justin Waterson, a retired Chicago merchant, eighty-five years of age, and his grandson, Charles Waterson, aged seventeen. A Challenge to State Socialism
Year for Search1936
AuthorsAllen, Henry Ware
Date Published1936
PublisherChristopher Pub. House
Place PublishedBoston, MA
KeywordsMale author
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Detailed eutopia describing the operation of a federal world state with industry essentially self-governing. Includes the single tax on land. 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.

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1936 Allen, Henry Ware. Prosperity In the Year 2000 A. D. Achieved by Democratic Steps As the natural result of abolishing all taxes upon business, industry, commerce and agriculture, leaving for the necessary expenses of government its natural revenue, economic rent as determined by the site value of land. As presented in a series of conversations between Justin Waterson, a retired Chicago merchant, eighty-five years of age, and his grandson, Charles Waterson, aged seventeen. A Challenge to State Socialism. Boston, MA: Christopher Pub. House. DLC

Detailed eutopia describing the operation of a federal world state with industry essentially self-governing. Includes the single tax on land. 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.