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How to save the global economy and build a sustainable future
Winner of the Best Achievement Award in the 2016-7 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION
ISBN: 9780856835117 - Hardback£19.95 Add to basket
The issues confronted in Rent Unmasked range from corporate tax evasion to the rise of irrational forces within democratic societies; the housing crisis to the fractured politics of the Eurozone; the misdemeanours in the banking sector to the way in which financial policies must be framed if economics is to be harmonised with ethics.
The State of Freedom and Justice
Government as if people matter most
Chosen for Summer 2016 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction.
ISBN: 9780856835100 - Paperback£12.95 Add to basket
We all want freedom, we all want justice, yet few have given thought to how such a state could be organised. The author, an original thinker, has taken a multi-disciplinary approach which has led to some surprising insights, rising above the current obsession of political analysis into left and right.
The Traumatised Society
How to Outlaw Cheating and Save our Civilisation
Finalist in 2012-13 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832871 - Paperback£17.95 Add to basket
"[This] is a staggering work that presents nothing less than a new paradigm – yet it is based in an historical narrative and overview of political, economic and cultural history that is ancient. Simply stated the premise is this: the theft of the nation’s economic surplus is the root cause of all the world’s major problems." Wayne Sturgeon, Fourth World Review
Eradicating Ecocide – 2nd Edition
Laws and Governance to Stop the Destruction of the Planet
Winner of THE PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction, 2010-11
ISBN: 9780856835087 - Paperback£14.95 Add to basket
This is the updated version of Polly Higgins' Prize-winning book which explains the crime of Ecocide, how it will apply and who can stop the ecocide, for present and for future generations.
"… lays the framework for us to lobby our leaders for real environmental laws and contains tips on taking action [and] outlines the steps you can take towards becoming an Erin Brockovich in your own right."
ISBN: 9780911312850 - Hardback£15.95 Add to basket
"Professor Barker has done a truly distinguished job. Not only is the scholarship outstanding, but Henry George has been brought to life." Robert Clancy, Director of the Henry George School of Social Science
Henry George and Europe
The Far-reaching Impact and Effect of the Ideas of the American Social Philosopher
ISBN: 9780911312911 - Paperback£10.95 Add to basket
Michael Silagi's investigation proves that Henry George's impact on European social thinking is dominantly ideological, influencing so many Europeans as spur and inspiration.
ISBN: 9780911312171 - Hardback£17.95 Add to basket
Henry George warned that unless the system of land tenure was reformed, unless the individual’s freedom of action was enhanced, even graver ecological, economic, moral and ethical problems would plague future generations. The scale of the problems have increased.
No Debt, High Growth, Low Tax
Hong Kong’s Economic Miracle Explained
ISBN: 9780856835070 - Paperback£11.95 Add to basket
"This is an excellent book. It brings a highly informed, exterior perspective to the debate on the particulars of the remarkable Hong Kong Revenue Regime." Richard Cullen, University of Hong Kong
From Here to Prosperity
An Agenda for Progressive Prosperity based on an inequality–busting strategy of income for me, wealth for we
ISBN: 9780856835032 - Paperback£14.95 Add to basket
The author proposes creating a society where the wealth produced goes to the wealth producers so that the vast inequalities and the high level of poverty can be reduced significantly within a generation.
Our Land, Our Rent, Our Jobs
Uncovering the explosive potential for growth via resource rentals
ISBN: 9780856835049 - Paperback£19.95 Add to basket
The authors set out a proposal to unleash South Africa's potential for growth in a way that benefits investors and the poorest by reforming taxation – a blueprint for other developing countries.
The Natural Economy
ISBN: 9780856831669 - Paperback£9.95 Add to basket
Many doubt the existence of economic laws, but the once mighty Soviet Union collapsed because the grand theory on which it was based did not accord with the facts of economic life. It was unscientific.
The Art of Industrial Warfare
The Most Powerful Industrial Combat Method in the World
ISBN: 9780856832970 - Paperback£25.00 Add to basket
An introduction to a business management methodology inspired by Chinese martial arts to help companies even the playing field when facing competitors who do not play by Western rules.
"The core values of 7Tao, honesty, integrity and good reputation are very much in line with our thinking at Virgin." Steve Ridgway, ex-CEO, Virgin Airlines
The Science of Economics
The Economic Teaching of Leon MacLaren
ISBN: 9780856832918 - Paperback£14.95 Add to basket
This book is based on a three-year course prepared by Leon MacLaren for the School of Economic Science in London in the late 1960s. The editor, Raymond Makewell, presents the original subject matter revised with more recent examples and statistics from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK and USA.
Lie of the Land
ISBN: 9780856832277 - Paperback£6.95 Add to basket
The culture of deception that underpins the economics of agriculture is documented by Dr Duncan Pickard in this hard-hitting expos. Governments and lobbyists manipulate statistics to disguise the real incomes of farmers, to justify the subsidies that enrich a relatively few big landowners. But in doing so, they abuse the interests of consumers and taxpayers.
The Social Conscience
Can a caring society exist in a market economy?
ISBN: 9780856832482 - Hardback£19.95 Add to basket
Is a market economy sustainable that denies man's fundamental nature? The expanding influence of Western civilisation, through the emergence of a global economy dominated by transnational corporations, is transforming society worldwide and bringing to the fore social and economic issues of deep concern and unprecedented magnitude.
The Power in the Land
ISBN: 9780856830679 - Hardback9780856830679 - Hardback£15.95 / £19.95 Select options
The author argues that land speculation is the major cause of depressions. He shows how the land market functions to distort the relations between labour and capital and how land speculation periodically chokes off economic expansion.
Christianity and Social Order
35th in the Church Times 100 Best Christian Books selection
ISBN: 9780856830259 - Paperback£8.95 Add to basket
"This book has been described as one of the foundation piers of the Welfare State." Times Educational Supplement
Land Value Taxation
ISBN: 9780856831829 - Paperback9780856831829 - Paperback£14.95 / £30.00 Select options
"There is a sense in which all taxes are antagonistic to free enterprise - yet we need taxes... so the question is, which are the least harmful taxes? In my opinion, the least bad tax is the property tax on the unimproved value of land, the Henry George argument of many, many years ago." Milton Friedman
Land and Taxation
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"Tax economists overwhelmingly support the idea that a tax on land represents an excellent source for government revenue." Choice
Public Revenue without Taxation
ISBN: 9780856831355 - Hardback£18.00 Add to basket
"For at least the past decade, it has been recognised by business, the tax professions and the Revenue alike that the tax system is too complicated, is getting more complicate and needs simplifying." The Times, Dec 1999
A Philosophy for a Fair Society
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Something must be done, explain the authors. Governments will fail, unless they shake off the economic orthodoxy which is now one of the problems rather than the means to a solution.
Globalisation for the Common Good
ISBN: 9780856831959 - Paperback£12.95 Add to basket
"Globalisation - good or bad? - an important new 'jargon-free' book, offering a new vision of economics."
Lorna Gold - New City
"the book finishes with a radical solution which the author believes will harness the benefits of globalisation for the universal good. Challenging, well-written and provocative."
Ian Matthews - The Magazine for Social Justice
Promoting the Common Good
Bringing Economics and Theology Together Again
ISBN: 9780856832314 - Paperback£9.95 Add to basket
"I very much welcome this book and believe that its themes are of crucial importance to the world today." From Foreword by Rt Rev. Richard Harries, Bishop of Oxford
The Rule of Law
ISBN: 9780856832352 - Hardback£14.95 Add to basket
Drawing on his fifteen years' experience as a High Court judge in England, Sir Kenneth Jupp explores the concept of justice in seven essays. In search of justice, the author has turned to the scriptures, history, law, philosophy, science, government and political economy.
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