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1st June 2016

Nigel Keohane and Ryan Shorthouse, Sink or Swim? The impact of the Universal Credit

Nigel Keohane and Ryan Shorthouse, Sink or Swim? The impact of the Universal Credit, Social Market Foundation, 2012, 1 904899 79 X, pbk, 130 pp, £10 This report from the Read More

13th May 2016

Andrew Gamble, Can the Welfare State Survive?

Andrew Gamble, Can the Welfare State Survive? Polity, 2016, 0 7456 9874 8, pbk, vi + 125 pp, £9.99 This concise and well-argued book sets out from a broad European Read More

6th May 2016

Andrew Sayer, Why We Can’t Afford the Rich

Andrew Sayer, Why We Can’t Afford the Rich, Policy Press, 2015, 1 44732 079 1, hbk, xi + 433 pp, £19.99 The rich are getting richer: their incomes are streaking Read More

6th May 2016

Stewart Lansley, A Sharing Economy: How social wealth funds can reduce inequality and help balance the books

Stewart Lansley, A Sharing Economy: How social wealth funds can reduce inequality and help balance the books, Policy Press, 2016, xii + 150 pp, pbk, 1 44733 143 8, £9.99 Read More

6th May 2016

Daniel Dorling, Injustice: Why Social Inequality Persists

Daniel Dorling, Injustice: Why Social Inequality Persists, second edition, Policy Press, 2015, xxi + 473 pp, pbk, 1 4473 2075 3, £9.99 This is essentially the same book as the Read More

12th April 2016

Paul Mason, Postcapitalism: A Guide to our Future

Paul Mason, Postcapitalism: A Guide to our Future, Allen Lane/Penguin, 2015, 1 846 14738 8, hbk, xxi + 242 pp, £16.99 The thesis of Paul Mason’s book is simple and Read More

12th April 2016

Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams, Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a world without work

Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams, Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a world without work, Verso, 2015, 1 78478 096 8, pbk, 245 pp, £12.99. This is a campaign manual for Read More

12th April 2016

Daniel Dorling, A Better Politics: How government can make us happier

Daniel Dorling, A Better Politics: How government can make us happier download from www.dannydorling.org This new addition to the vast Dorling corpus sets out from the suggestion that governments ‘should Read More

13th March 2016

Malcolm Torry, 101 Reasons for a Citizen’s Income

Malcolm Torry, 101 Reasons for a Citizen’s Income, Policy Press, 2015, 1 4473 2612 0, pbk, xiv + 120 pp, £9.99 The idea that all social security benefits should be Read More

13th March 2016

The Royal Society of Arts report on Citizen’s Income

Anthony Painter and Chris Thoung, Report: Creative Citizen, Creative State – The principled and pragmatic case for a Universal Basic Income, Royal Society of Arts, 2015, This report from the Read More

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