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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
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 Power in the Land
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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.
Land Value Taxation
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"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
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
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
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 People’s Budget
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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.
The Land Question
Viewpoint and counter viewpoint on the need for land reform
ISBN: 9780911312409 - Paperback£9.95 Add to basket
In his published works, George gave to the world a three-fold economic legacy: political, intellectual, and moral. This is perhaps clearest in this volume, which brings together three of his famous works: The Land Question, Property in Land, and The Condition of Labor.
The Fair Tax
Supported by history - agreed by economists - feared by the 1%
ISBN: 9780856832901 - Paperback£11.95 Add to basket
"This slim volume argues for a tax which could do more to bring about social and economic justice than any other step a government could take. The authors believe that Ireland is in danger of missing a golden opportunity to lead the way." Review by Bernadette Meaden, Justice Magazine
A New Model of the Economy
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This book offers a radical revision of modern economic theory. Its starting point is the existing body of both micro and macro economics, as developed in such textbooks as Economics by Begg, Fischer and Dornbusch and Positive Economics by Lipsey and Chrystal.
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