Ed Dodson Presentations

Written and Narrated by Edward J. Dodson

The link to all of these is here: http://cooperative-individualism.org/presentations.htm

What follows are links to PowerPoint presentations I have developed for use in the classroom. These include the lessons for two complete courses as well as many lectures that stand alone or are part of a series. My lecture notes are accessible if you download and save the PowerPoint to your computer. Some of this material is also narrated, with lecture notes read by me. All of these presentations are housed at the website of Authorstream.com.

NOTE: All presentations highlighted with this background color are made available directly at the School of Cooperative Individualism website. They may also be available at Authorstream.com.

A Dialogue on Political Economy

This is a fictional discussion compiled from the writings of respected historical and contemporary figures on some of the basic questions related to our ownership and stewardship of the planet. The TRANSCRIPT is provided here as a separate document.

A Plan for Economic Recovery

(Prepared in October 2009)

Building Momentum to a Global Economic Collapse

Episode 1 (Narrated)

Building Momentum to a Global Economic Collapse

Episode 2: Money Market Funds and Reaganomics (Narrated)

Building Momentum to a Global Economic Collapse

Episode 3: Explosion of the Secondary Mortgage Markets (Narrated)

Building Momendum to a Global Economic Collapse

Episode 4: Clinton’s Third Way (Narrated)

Building Momentum to a Global Economic Collapse

Episode 5: Coming Unglued: The Bush Legacy (Narrated)

Building Momentum to a Global Economic Collapse

Episode 6: Barach Obama’s Depression Presidency (Narrated)

EACH LESSON IN THIS COURSE IS NARRATED

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 1: The Principles of Cooperative Individualism

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 2: Challenging Hierarchy

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 3: Evolving Left-Right Paradigms

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 4: Cooperative Individualism Rediscovered

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 5: Cooperative Individualists Survive as a Fringe Community

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 6: A quiet Awakening Interest in Thomas Paine’s Ideals

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 7: Henry George’s Influence on the Remnant

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 8: What I Learned from Mortimer J. Adler

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 9: The Common Sense of Politics

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 10: Neither Left Nor Right

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 11: The Democratic Imperative

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 12: Restructuring Government to Meet our Needs

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 13: Regulating How We Engage in Commerce

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 14: How to Raise Revenue for Public Goods and Services

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 15: Education That Respects Diversity

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 16: Where Individual and Societal Responsibilities Collide

Cooperative Individualism: The Third Way to the Just Society

Lesson 17: Protecting our Purchasing Power

Death by Debt Strangulation: The Consequences of Becoming a Society Perpetually in Debt

(Prepared in May 2011. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document.)

Discovery and Settlement of the Region the French Named Detroit

(Prepared in August 2015. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

Economic Stagnation and the Prospect of Continued Decline: The Evidence for a

Catastrophic Depression Occurring in the United States

(Prepared in October 2011. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document.)

Education in a Social Democracy: The Careers and Continuing Influence of Robert

Maynard Hutchins and John Dewey

Part 1 of 3 (Narrated)

Education in a Social Democracy: The Careersand Continuing Influence of Robert

Maynard Hutchins and John Dewey

Part 2 of 3 (Narrated)

Education in a Social Democracy: The Careersand Continuing Influence of Robert Maynard Hutchins and John Dewey

Part 3 of 3 (Narrated)

Father Edward McGlynn: Renegade Priest

My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

Francis Neilson’s Winston Churchill

(Presented at the joint conference of the Council of Georgist Organization and International Union for Land Value Taxation, held in Southfield, Michigan, August 2015. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document.)

George Washington: Founding Father and Determined Land Speculator

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

How the French Lost Their Foothold in North America, Part 1 of 3 (Narrated)

How the French Lost Their Foothold in North America, Part 2 of 3 (Narrated)

How the French Lost Their Foothold in North America, Part 3 of 3 (Narrated)

My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document

John Adams: Republican Federalist

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are also provided as a separate document.)

Monitoring the World Economy: Residential Property Markets

(Prepared January 2009. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

Monopoly Revealed: The Remarkable Story of How a Game in the Public Domain

Became Monopolized

(Prepared in mid-2015)

Physiocratie The Political Economy of Benjamin Franklin

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

Poverty in the United States and the Erosion of Social Democracy

(Prepared in May 2012)

Privilege and Poverty: Side by side in America’s Greatest City

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes provided as a seprate document)

Running Against the Wind: The Education of Robert Maynard Hutchins

(Prepared in 2014)

Saving Civilization: It Matters How Government Raises Its Revenue

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

Saving Communities

(Prepared in March 2010. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

Sconondoa Speech’s Speech to His Tribesmen: Are the Iroquois All Blind (1752)

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

The 2008 Financial and Economic Crisis: What Brought Us to the Brink (Narrated)

The Declaration of Independence

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are also provided as a separate document)

The Different Meanings of Natural law and the Difference This Makes

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

The Global Economic Meltdown, and A Plan for Recovery

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separatedocument)

The Life and Legacy of the Nineteenth Century’s Foremost Political Economist: Henry George

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

The Political Economy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

The Poverty Paradox

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

The Sesquicentennial of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

The State of Residential Property Markets in the United

(Prepared in October 2012. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

The State of the United States Economy and Society (Narrated 2015)

The Times That Tried Men’s Souls Never Ended

(Prepared in January 2013. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

Thomas Jefferson’s Evolving Perspectives on Property and Privilege

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

Thomas Paine: Architect of Cooperative Individualism

(Narrated. My Lecture Notes are provided as a separate document)

Thomas Paine’s Remarkable Statement on Social Policy: Agrarian Justice

Tolstoy and the Land Question

(Prepared in 2015)

Understanding Political Economy

Course Overview

Understanding Political Economy

Introduction: The Life and Work of Henry George

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 1: The Rise of Economics — Part 1

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 2: The Rise of Economics — Part 2

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 3: Essential Elements of Political Economy

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 4: What History Tells Us About Land Settlement

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 5: A Chance to Begin the World Anew

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 6: The Natural laws Concerning the Production and Distribution of Wealth

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 7: Wealth Distribution Effects in Evolving Societies

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 8: Money, Currency and Credit — Old World Origins

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 9: Money, Currency andCredit — the United States of America’s First One Hundred Years

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 10: Money, Currency and Credit — The United States of America and the Federal Reserve System

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 11: Unforeseen Consequences of Money Market and Financial Deregulation

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 12: Idle Land: The Real Cause of Economic Depressions

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 13: Lessons of Urban Land Markets

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 14: Neoclassical Economic Theory — Holes in the Price Mechanism

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 15: The Current State of Land Markets

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 16: The Case for the Taxation of Land’s Rental Value

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 17: Real World Experience with the Taxation of Land’s Rental Value

Understanding Political Economy

Lesson 18: Improving How Government Raises Revenue

Understanding Political Economy