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From the Henry George School: Debating Economics

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President of the Henry George School and former Fortune 500 company President, Andy Mazzone, and I, debated Political Economist Dr. Yanis Varoufakis, on November 9, 2013, in a TV-style multi-screen debate format from the Henry George School. Dr. Varoufakis came to us from a live feed at the University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches, currently.
The issues were trade (free or not), the changing balance of power and historical agreements, and Henry George and Georgism. One thing we all agreed upon: the world has changed drastically in the post-WWII period, and the old arrangements and agreements no longer work, or even apply. The rise of China especially tilts the major economic power back to where it has historically been throughout most of human history. Reasons are given, and prescriptions for a better, more just, world are given. Here, for the first time is the total collection of all 6 parts of the debate:









Look to the Henry George School website for future episodes:
http://www.henrygeorgeschool.org/

 

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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.

His anthology of updated Opednews articles "America is Not Broke" was published by Tayen Lane Publishing (March, 2015) and may be found here:
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Scott is a former President of Common Ground-NYC (http://commongroundnyc.org/), a Geoist/Georgist activist group. He has written dozens of articles for (more...)
 

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