False education in our colleges and universities an expose of Richard T. Ely and his "Institute for research in land economics and public utilities," showing how a gigantic, nation-wide scheme, backed by special interests, engineered by Richard T. Ely and masquerading under the guise of "research" has been set on foot in our educational institutions to lead the people, not towards the right solution of our economic problems, but away from it. by Emil Oliver Jorgensen

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Published by Manufacturers and Merchants Federal Tax League in Chicago .

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  • Ely, Richard Theodore, -- 1854-1943.,
  • Institute for Research in Land Economics and Public Utilities.,
  • Taxation.

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