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Sustainable society : making business, government and money work again

Author: Rudolf Isler; Matthew Barton
Publisher: Edinburgh : Floris Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Western society has faced many challenges in the last few years. Economies have come under extreme pressure, and so have governments and business, with obvious knock-on effects for wider society. The battle between regulation and the free market has never been fiercer. Looking for guidance and sustainable ways to get society back on track, Rudolf Isler considers ideas from unorthodox thinkers including Silvio  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolf Isler; Matthew Barton
ISBN: 9781782501466 1782501460
OCLC Number: 893163665
Notes: Translated from the German.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Contents; Foreword to the English edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Taking heart; 1. Money Created in the Economy; 1.1 Money's obscure origins; 1.2 Centrally imposed money; 1.3 The three types of money; 1.4 Money creation today; 1.5 The security of money created by banks; 1.6 Complementary currencies; 1.7 Money as clearing system; 1.8 Ageing money; 1.9 Interest --
a good thing or not?; 1.10 Can new money be created as loan money?; 1.11 The value of money; 1.12 Money supply and coverage; 1.13 Reforms; 2. Labour and Income; 2.1 Practical experiences. 2.2 Separating labour and income2.3 An 'earnings' or a 'needs' economy?; 2.4 Production factors and products; 2.5 Limits of the market economy; 2.6 Labour law; 2.7 Overcoming the labour market; 2.8 Changes in accounting; 2.9 Profit distribution; 2.10 Industry-wide measures through associations; 2.11 The role of law and state in determining income; 2.12 A living threefold order; 2.13 Giving gifts and its importance in economics; 3. The Administration of Land by the Cultural Sphere; 3.1 Initiatives for a new form of land holding; 3.2 Remer and Barkhoff as pioneers. 3.3 Administering cultural life3.4 'Land must be tied to an idea'; 3.5 Land in public use; 3.6 The economic value of land; 3.7 Non-monetary values; 3.8 Reform ideas in the nineteenth century; 3.9 Did anyone understand Rudolf Steiner?; 3.10 Redemption of land with usage fees; 3.11 Ground rent in the distribution of economic return; 4. Capital and the Means of Production; 4.1 Natural and legal persons; 4.2 Administration of capital by the cultural sphere; 4.3 Acknowledging entrepreneurial initiative in cultural life; 4.4 The productive value of fixed assets. 4.5 Distinguishing two types of ownership5. Sustainability and the Polarity of Agriculture and Industry; 5.1 Balancing resources; 5.2 How important is agriculture?; 5.3 Price speculation with our daily bread; 5.4 'The greatest problem we face today'; 5.5 Primary production without replacement nutrients; 5.6 Organism and individuality; 5.7 Competition and self-sufficiency; 5.8 Associations between industry and agriculture; 6. The Endeavour of Social Threefolding; 6.1 The importance of threefolding today; 6.2 An individual's autonomy; 6.3 Freedom and co-determination. 6.4 Do people first have to acquire social skills?6.5 'I'm speaking of social impulses!'; 6.6 Threefolding, not division into three; 7. The Further Development of Democracy; 7.1 Two concepts in a single word; 7.2 Further development of the law; 7.3 Threefolding as the basis for democracy; 7.4 The economic aspect of the state; 8. Economics and Law in the School Curriculum; 8.1 Overcoming dogmas; 8.2 The child's path into economic life; 8.3 Money as bookkeeping; 8.4 Work experience in industry and agriculture; Appendix; Mutual Credit Clearing: Riegel and Greco; Bibliography; Copyright.
Responsibility: by Rudolf Isler ; translated by Matthew Barton.

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A radical approach to restructuring society, inspired by thinkers including Rudolf Steiner, which explores viable alternatives to the current situation.  Read more...

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