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Church Times 100 Best Christian Books

Further Reading: Christianity & Social Order by William Temple Imputed Rights by Robert V. Andelson The Church Times in London have made a selection of the 100 Best Christian Books. The editor writes: ‘Human progress involves assimilating the wisdom of past...

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Further thoughts on Tax Reform

Further Reading: The People's Budget by Geoffrey Lee Progress and Poverty by Henry George Ricardo's Law by Fred Harrison Boom Bust by Fred Harrison On 25th September 2014 the Financial Times carried a leader, entitled ‘A British property tax that is fit for purpose’,...

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Tax reform in the air?

Further Reading: Public Revenue Without Taxation by Ronald Burgess Land and Taxation by Nicolaus Tideman On 4th August The Daily Telegraph carried an article by Andrew Sentance, a senior economic adviser to PwC and a former member of the Bank of England Monetary...

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Rethinking Economics

Further Reading: The Corruption of Economics by Mason Gaffney & Fred Harrison The Power in the Land by Fred Harrison Boom Bust: House Prices, Banking and the Depression of 2010 by Fred Harrison A New Model of the Economy by Brian Hodgkinson The Science of Economics by...

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Creating a Legal Duty of Care

Further Reading: Eradicating Ecocide by Polly Higgins Earth is our Business by Polly Higgins In 2010 international environment lawyer and activist Polly Higgins proposed to the United Nations Law Commission that Ecocide be made the fifth Crime Against Peace as a way...

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University economics teaching to be overhauled

Further Reading: The Power in the Land by Fred Harrison Boom Bust: House Prices, Banking and the Depression of 2010 by Fred Harrison A New Model of the Economy by Brian Hodgkinson Ricardo's Law by Fred Harrison This was the headline of a report in the Guardian of a...

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Another Honour for Polly Higgins

Further Reading: Eradicating Ecocide by Polly Higgins Earth is our Business by Polly Higgins In recognition of her work to create a new body of Earth Law, international environmental lawyer and activist, Polly Higgins, has been appointed to the Arne Naess Chair for...

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Economic Justice

Further Reading: The Science of Economics by Raymond Makewell Progress and Poverty by Henry George Re-Solving the Economic Puzzle by Walter Rybeck Progress and Poverty by Brian Hodgkinson A reviewer  of The Science of Economics in Network Review, the Journal of the...

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Review in International Journal of Environmental Studies

Further Reading: The Traumatised Society by Fred Harrison A New Model of the Economy by Brian Hodgkinson Eradicating Ecocide by Polly Higgins ‘This analysis [The Traumatised Society] integrates many data and many explanations to attack private land ownership as the...

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Can LVT Save Us?

Further Reading: Progress and Poverty by Henry George The Traumatised Society by Fred Harrison Public Revenue Without Taxation by Ronald Burgess The Land Value Tax (LVT) is a “radical” form of taxation first proposed by Henry George in his 1879 Progress and Poverty...

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Capitalism for the poor, Socialism for the rich

Further Reading: Lie of the Land by Duncan Pickard Ricardo's Law by Fred Harrison The Traumatised Society by Fred Harrison In an article in the Guardian George Monbiot posed the question: ‘Why do we ignore the most blatant transfer of money from the poor to the rich?’...

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Working for a sane alternative

Further Reading: A New Model of the Economy by Brian Hodgkinson The Science of Economics by Raymond Makewell At the Eastern Economic Conference in New York, Alanna Hartzok, Founder and Co-Director, Earth Rights Institute, delivered a presentation entitled, “A Tribute...

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Fred Harrison a finalist in the People’s Book Prize

Further Reading: The Traumatised Society by Fred Harrison Fred Harrison’s latest book, The Traumatised Society, has been voted into the finals of The Non-fiction section of the People’s Book Prize and so gone through to the next round of voting. Voting to select the...

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The importance of the Law of Ecocide for a healthy planet

Further Reading: Eradicating Ecocide by Polly Higgins Earth is our Business by Polly Higgins In an interview with Marcin Gerwin of the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia Polly Higgins, author of Eradicating Ecocide and Earth is our Business, explained why it...

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A Principled Approach to Economics

Further Reading: The Science of Economics by Raymond Makewell “To discover of the conditions which allow every individual to find a fulfilling life is the true goal of Economics” In The Science of Economics Raymond Makewell presents the three-year Economics course...

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Review of The Traumatised Society

Further Reading: The Traumatised Society by Fred Harrison This thesis is not only a restatement of the social price of inequality (such as Joseph Stiglitz The Price of Inequality, or Richard Wilkinson The Spirit Level).  There is something deeper: humanity has lost...

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