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Distributism Basics: An Explanation David W. Cooney
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781530671632
Distributism does not advocate government "redistribution" of wealth, which many assume based on the name alone. The name refers to the idea that justice and power in both the economic and political realms should be distributed throughout society. Distributism, also known as Distributivism, has been around as a named and distinct system for over 100 years, but remains relatively unknown because it is ignored by professional and academic economists. The basic premise is that people in society as a whole are better off if the means of production are privately owned by a lot of people rather than having the majority of that ownership in the hands of a small percentage of society. Locally ...
Distributism Basics: Foundational Principles David W. Cooney
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Size: 5.5" x 8.5"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781648584169
Distributism is not about government redistribution. This book discusses the principles behind the distributist idea so that the reader can not only understand what distributism stands for, but why it does. In summary, distributism supports the wide spread private ownership of local independent businesses, focusing on a strong local economy as the foundation of a strong national economy. It also advocates for the decentralization of government authority over the current trend of relying on a central government that constantly increases its power.