|1919||Veblen, Thorstein,||"The Vested Interests and the Common Man"||
Many of the essays in this collection originally appeared in "Dial" from October 1918 to January 1919. "The Vested Interest" includes: "The Instability of Knowledge and Belief," "The Stability of Law and Custom," "The State of the Industrial Arts," "Free Income," "The Vested Interests," "The Divine Rights of Nations," "Live and Let Live," and "The Vested Interests and the Common Man." Veblen saw an inherent conflict between financial interests and industrial interests. Veblen's two-class model of social stratification includes a financial class, which owns wealth invested in large holdings, and an industrial class, whose conditions of life are controlled by others and who live by work. (New York: B.W. Huebsch)
|1919||Douglas, C.H.||"Economic Democracy"||
Bloomfield Sudnury Suffolk.
|1918||Douglas, C.H.||"The Delusion of Super-Production"||
in: The English Review, p. 428-432.
This marvelous book is the sequel to Bellamy's Looking Backward, his utopian novel of several years earlier, where a young man falls asleep in 1887 and wakes in a utopian year 2000, where all social ills are solved. This novel continues the thread of his utopian vision. Equality begins when Julian West returns to the year 2000 to continue his education. Publisher: Fredonia Books
|1888||Bellamy, Edward||Looking Backward||
First published in 1888, Looking Backward was one of the most popular novels of its day. Translated into more than 20 languages, its utopian fantasy influenced such thinkers as John Dewey, Thorstein Veblen, Eugene V. Debs, and Norman Thomas. Writing from a 19th century perspective and poignantly critical of his own time, Bellamy advanced a remarkable vision of the future, including such daring predictions as the existence of radio, television, motion pictures, credit cards, and covered pedestrian malls. Publisher: Dover Publications
|1879||George, Henry||"Progress and Poverty"||
Henry George (1839-1897) was an American political economist and the most influential proponent of the "Single Tax" on land, also known as the land value tax. He inspired the philosophy and economic ideology known as Georgism, that holds that everyone owns what they create, but that everything found in nature, most importantly land, belongs equally to all humanity. He was the author of Progress and Poverty, written in 1879. His other works include: Our Land and Land Policy (1871), The Irish Land Question (1881), Social Problems (1884), Scotland and Scotsmen (1884), Protection; or, Free Trade (1886), Science of Political Economy (1897) and The Crime of Poverty (1910). Abridged version New York 1970.
|1868||Spencer, H.||"Social Statics"||
London: Williams and Norgate.
|Mill, John Stuart||"Principles of Political Economy, W. Ashley ed."||
1976 reprint, Fairfield, N.J.: Kelley.
|1838||Cournot, Augustin||"Recherches sur les principes mathématiques de la théorie des richesses"||
Paris: Librairie Hachette (new edition Paris: Marcel Riviere, 1938). Recherches sur les principes mathematiques de la theorie des richesses, par Augustin Cournot, Date de l'edition originale: 1838
|1836||Fourier, Charles||"La Fausse Industrie'||
Morcelée, répugnante, mensongère, et l'antidote, l'industrie naturelle, combinée, attrayante, véridique, donnant quadruple produit et perfection extrême en toutes qualités.