Smart Talk with James K. Galbraith: Welcome to the Poisoned Chalice


James K. Galbraith’s new book reveals what went on behind the Greek crisis

What led to a true Greek tragedy? Rigid, even unethical mandates, according to Dr. James K. Galbraith, author of Welcome to the Poisoned ChaliceThe Destruction of Greece and the Future of Europe.  In this new episode of Smart Talk, Andrew Mazzone, President of the Henry George School of Social Science, talks to  Dr. Galbraith about what went wrong in Greece, and why it went wrong — and what lessons we can draw from the ruins of Greece.

Understanding Economics

Understanding Economics

Our newest ONLINE Course, “Understanding Economics” is now available.  This course provides a basic introduction to Economic theory, as well as to Henry George’s principles, in several short, easy lessons.  You can access the sessions from our Course Page (hit the button below).

Georgist Ecology

New Certificate Program in Political Economy



Registration is now open for our FREE 8-Course Certificate program in Political Economy.  Detailed information is available on our Courses Page.

Smart Talk is on cable TV in Philadelphia


NEW on PhillyCam!!!!

Smart Talk on cable TV in Philadelphia,
Sunday nights, 5pm EST, starting May 1, 2015

Each segment will air for two weeks, also streaming on their website at

Episodes will air on Comcast Channels 66 & 966 and Verizon FIOS Channels 29 & 30

May 1May 8          Mark Blyth
May 15, May 22      Gregory Clark
May 29, June 5       Martin Ford
June 12June 19     Paul Craig Roberts
June 26, July 3        Richard D. Wolff

Stay tuned for more episodes with:

Yanis Varoufakis
Ed Nell
Anwar Shaikh
Alan Tonelson
Ravi Batra
Ed O’Donnell
Eamonn Fingleton
Jayati Ghosh
Ted Gwartney
Scott Baker
Ed Dodson
Anwar Shaikh
Fred Foldvary
Richard Duncan
Charles Hall

The Henry George School of Social Science is proud to be a member of

Anwar M. Shaikh – Capitalism: Competition, Conflict and Crises


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The Henry George School of Social Science, and the New School of Social Research invite you to follow Professor Anwar M. Shaikh in a new series of lectures exploring his new ground-breaking Economic treatise, “Capitalism: Competition, Conflict and Crises”. The course spans two semesters. Fall 2015 and Spring 2016, and is comprised of 30 lectures, available on our YouTube Channel, Henry George School of Social Science.

Visit our new Research Articles Page



The Henry George School of Social Science is pleased to present the first in a series of papers by Dr. Edward Nell.  Visit our new Research Articles Page.