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A World in Two Minds
Why we must change our thinking to change our future
ISBN: 9780856835216 - Hardback£20.00 Add to basket
Global society is in a state of chaos, causing physical and mental suffering for people all over the world. Yet almost all life stresses are ultimately human-made. Our species is literally making itself sick. Our future is unknown but whatever we bring forth will certainly be the output of the global mind we collectively create.
The Advancement of Civilisation in the Western World Volume 2: The Medieval World
ISBN: 9788184541946£25.00 Add to basket
Due September 2018
This is the second volume in a series of 3 which charts the advancement of civilisation from Ancient Egypt to the 20th Century. Alongside the advancement of civilisation during the Middle ages were forces of destruction: widespread poverty, disease and warfare were endemic, despite the intelligent and devoted efforts of so many Christian scholars, reformers, artists and warriors.
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
The Spirit of Self-Help
A Life of Samuel Smiles
Chosen for Spring 2017 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856835124 - Hardback£19.95 Add to basket
This is the very human story of the Victorian writer who, in an era of startling change, gave the beleaguered individual a new perspective on his destiny by launching the self-help phenomenon.
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.
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 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.
Standing for Justice
A Biography of Andrew MacLaren MP
ISBN: 9780856831942 - Hardback£12.95 Add to basket
Redistributing ever-growing levels of taxation has always been the major weapon for alleviating poverty but what is the cause of poverty? Andrew MacLaren MP, inspired by Henry George, saw clearly the underlying reasons. His views, and the solution to this grave social problem, which were endorsed by no less than five Prime Ministers, make fascinating reading.
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
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.
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 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
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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
An Essay in Christian Social Theory
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In this essay, originally published in 1971, Robert V. Andelson argued that human rights have been an issue that are often invoked but seldom intelligently considered. The foreword to this Second Edition is by Professor James M. Dawsey.
The Predator Culture
The Systemic Roots and Intent of Organised Violence
Finalist in 2010-11 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832734 - Paperback£17.95 Add to basket
Fred Harrison shows how the violence, whether from territorial conquest or colonialism, at the birth of nation states splits the population into victors and vanquished and is perpetuated through the global economic system.
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