- Published on Monday, 13 January 2014 08:13
Anyone who plays Monopoly knows how the property market works but what they may not know is the origin of the game.
In the late 1800s, a young woman named Elizabeth Magie was introduced to the writings of Henry George by her father. She eventually became one of many people who took on the task of trying to teach others what she had learned from studying Progress and Poverty and George's other works.
Collaborating with friends in her Brentwood, Maryland community, Elizabeth Magie created The Landlord's Game
Hat tip to Arvind for this
In the property market, the winners take all and everyone else goes bankrupt.