Henry George in the 21st Century:

2022 Writing Contests

  • The 2022 Henry George Writing Contests are intended to encourage students to explore the ideas advocated by Henry George and how they resonate in the 21st century. There will be two separate contests: one for college/graduate students and one for high school students.

    Participants are highly encouraged to explore George’s most salient themes including, but not limited to:

      • Monopolies
      • Free trade
      • Land value taxation
      • Social and economic inequality
      • Natural resources
      • Economic rent
      • Corporate welfare (i.e. city development policy, tax breaks, bailouts)

    It is understood and acceptable that some of the topics may be related to one another.