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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
ISBN: 9780856831591 - Paperback9780856831591 - Paperback£12.95 / £22.50 Select options
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.
The Possibility of ProgressSale!
ISBN: 978085683226X - Paperback
The Possibility of Progress argues for an alternative to prevailing economic thinking which combines the dynamism of the free market with the ideals of socialism. It offers a solution to the problems of poverty and social injustice which promises fair shares for equal effort, whilst promoting individual freedom and protecting the planet for future generations.
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The Science of Political Economy
ISBN: 9780911312485 - Paperback£10.95 Add to basket
A new abridged edition of George's last work. Extends the classical analysis of Adam Smith and the Physiocrats on the nature of wealth and value, cooperation and exchange, space and time.
Progress and Poverty
ISBN: 9780911312584 - Paperback9780911312584 - Paperback£14.95 / £19.95 Select options
An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want with Increase of Wealth...The Remedy. "The people must think because the people alone can act." The classic bestseller in political economy launched a worldwide movement with a unique strategy to abolish privilege and poverty.
Progress and Poverty – Condensed Edition
Edited and Abridged for Modern Readers
ISBN: 9780911312980 - Paperback£10.95 Add to basket
"Today we live in a world that is divided. A world in which we have made great progress and advances in science and technology. But it is also a world where millions of children die because they have no access to medicines. We live in a world where knowledge and information have made enormous strides, yet millions of children are not in school. It is a world of great promise and hope. It is also a world of despair, disease and hunger." Nelson Mandela, 2005
The Corruption of Economics
ISBN: 9780856832444 - Paperback£19.95 Add to basket
The mystery of persistent economic failure is explained. The authors accuse the founders of neo-classical economics - the paradigm taught in schools and universities - of distorting the science to protect vested interests and to prevent governments from adopting policies that would permit sustainable growth and an equitable distribution of wealth.
House Prices and the Great Tax Clawback Scam
ISBN: 9780856832413 - Hardback£18.95 Add to basket
Ricardo's Law judges Tony Blair's decade in power. Blair was given a mandate to modernise Britain's institutions and include everyone in the prosperity of the nation. Fred Harrison explains why this prospectus could not be realised, because tax policies continue to favour the rich and penalise the poor.
House prices, Banking and the Depression of 2010
ISBN: 9780856832543 - Paperback£17.95 Add to basket
"[Harrison] does make a case for the existence of an 18-year business cycle, which he links to speculation in the property market." Samuel Brittan, Financial Times
"...for anyone seeking to understand the vagaries of the housing market, this is a fascinating read." Jeff Howell, Sunday Telegraph
A Political novel
ISBN: 9780856832611 - Paperback£7.95 Add to basket
The President goes missing. Every corner of the White House has been searched and double-checked, without success. The Vice President is in Europe, so the decision of whether to go public or not falls upon the Chief of Staff. Just then the phone rings: a journalist has spotted the President sitting on a park bench near the Lincoln Memorial, his only disguise a baseball cap pulled well down over his eyes.
The Secret Life of Real Estate and Banking
Chosen for July 2009 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832635 - Hardback£30.00 Add to basket
Phil Anderson explains, quite simply, how the real estate cycle originates, offers a fascinating study of US history to illustrate the stages through which each cycle passes, then explains why this cycle of boom and bust must repeat, given present economic conditions.
The People’s Budget
ISBN: 9780856832628 - Paperback£7.95 Add to basket
Although the Edwardian period may in retrospect appear to have been a golden age, it was in reality a time of much turbulence in the political and social fields. There were long and often violent strikes in the docks and coalmines as well as in other less vital industries. Poverty was endemic, and it was the fear of the creation of a semi-criminal underclass as much as feelings of benevolence that led during this period to the beginnings of the welfare state.
A Political Novel
ISBN: 9780856832741 - Paperback£9.95 Add to basket
The country is in crisis. Unrest and inner city tensions feed on unemployment. And as the Government struggles to contain the soaring debt, no one listens. Most are tired of 'PR-savvy' words, tired of the 'blame-game' that poses as debate.
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