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From Here to Prosperity: An Agenda for Progressive Prosperity Based on an Inequality-Busting Strategy of Income for Me, Wealth for We (Paperback)

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Are you angered by the high level of inequality but frustrated about what to do? "From Here to Prosperity" tells you how we can resolve this together. It is not another lengthy, learned work on the extent of the problem, it is about how to fix it, build a sustainable economy and bring greater social justice.This refreshing book is a must-read for anyone who wants to see a better life for themselves and the millions who suffer unnecessary financial hardship and pressure every day. It is written in a common sense style to encourage discussion and immediate action.Research shows that high levels of inequality are bad for us all (The Spirit Level: Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett). Polls show that extreme inequality is a key issue for voters and that most people expect the government to take effective action. But they don t, Why? Because we don t push them hard, show our true feelings. Voting is not enough, a strong determined social movement is required to press our politicians to act boldly and transform our society for the better, for all, not just the few"From Here to Prosperity" is a handbook for this social movement, this political revolution. It sets out a very clear bold agenda for action. This agenda is based on the principle of Income for me/wealth for we . We keep more of the income we earn and we share more equitably the wealth we create jointly. There are just five key interlinked policy initiatives in the Agenda for Progressive Prosperity and they could all be kick started on Day One of any new political administration and see positive results within three years, to ensure that our democracy works for us all, not just the few.Now is the time to act. First step: buy this book.

About the Author


Thomas J Burgess has had a long career as an entrepreneur, an international public relations consultant, an advertising executive, a specialist in technology marketing, a journalist, a newspaper editor, a lecturer, a disc jockey, a broadcaster, and a politician. He founded and built international marketing firms that worked in 80 countries for clients such as Acer, BICC, BT, Dell, Fujitsu, Novell, Regus, and Sage as well as governments including Ireland and the State of California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780856835032
ISBN-10: 085683503X
Publisher: Shepheard-Walwyn Publishers
Publication Date: June 2016
Pages: 200
Language: English