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Progress and Poverty

Gelesen von Tim Makarios

(4,522 Sterne; 45 Bewertungen)

What I have done in this book, if I have correctly solved the great problem I have sought to investigate, is, to unite the truth perceived by the school of Smith and Ricardo to the truth perceived by the schools of Proudhon and Lasalle; to show that laissez faire (in its full true meaning) opens the way to a realization of the noble dreams of socialism; to identify social law with moral law, and to disprove ideas which in the minds of many cloud grand and elevating perceptions. (Summary by Henry George)

Audio edited by TriciaG; Proof-listened by Kimberly Krause & Larry Wilson. (18 hr 39 min)

Chapters

00 - Frontmatter, How the Book Came To Be Written, and Preface

23:48

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01 - Introductory

22:04

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02 - Book I, Chapter 1: The Current Doctrine of Wages - Its Insufficiency

26:42

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03 - Book I, Chapter 2: The Meaning of the Terms

37:49

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04 - Book I, Chapter 3: Wages Not Drawn from Capital, but Produced by the Labor…

28:19

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05 - Book I, Chapter 3: Wages Not Drawn from Capital, but Produced by the Labor…

14:20

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06 - Book I, Chapter 4: The Maintenance of Laborers Not Drawn from Capital

18:03

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07 - Book I, Chapter 5: The Real Functions of Capital

17:44

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08 - Book II, Chapter 1: The Malthusian Theory, Its Genesis and Support

25:28

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09 - Book II, Chapter 2: Inferences from Facts - paragraphs 1-19

21:30

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10 - Book II, Chapter 2: Inferences from Facts - paragraphs 20-40

34:42

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11 - Book II, Chapter 3: Inferences from Analogy

21:14

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12 - Book II, Chapter 4: Disproof of the Malthusian Theory

22:51

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13 - Book III, Chapter 1: The Inquiry Narrowed to the Laws of Distribution - Th…

23:37

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14 - Book III, Chapter 2: Rent and the Law of Rent

16:25

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15 - Book III, Chapter 3: Of Interest and the Cause of Interest

31:43

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16 - Book III, Chapter 4: Of Spurious Capital and of Profits Often Mistaken for…

12:08

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17 - Book III, Chapter 5: The Law of Interest

17:01

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18 - Book III, Chapter 6: Wages and the Law of Wages

26:09

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19 - Book III, Chapter 7: The Correlation and Co-ordination of These Laws

4:24

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20 - Book III, Chapter 8: The Statics of the Problem Thus Explained

7:21

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21 - Book IV, Chapter 1: The Dynamics of the Problem Yet to Seek

6:11

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22 - Book IV, Chapter 2: The Effect of Increase of Population Upon the Distribu…

27:51

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23 - Book IV, Chapter 3: The Effect of Improvements in the Arts upon the Distri…

21:45

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24 - Book IV, Chapter 4: Effect of the Expectation Raised by Material Progress

11:25

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25 - Book V, Chapter 1: The Primary Cause of Recurring Paroxysms of Industrial …

38:53

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26 - Book V, Chapter 2: The Persistence of Poverty Amid Advancing Wealth

29:17

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27 - Book VI, Chapter 1: Insufficiency of Remedies Currently Advocated - paragr…

23:11

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28 - Book VI, Chapter 1: Insufficiency of Remedies Currently Advocated - paragr…

37:34

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29 - Book VI, Chapter 2: The True Remedy

4:52

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30 - Book VII, Chapter 1: The Injustice of Private Property in Land

30:10

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31 - Book VII, Chapter 2: The Enslavement of Laborers the Ultimate Result of Pr…

22:35

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32 - Book VII, Chapter 3: Claim of Land Owners to Compensation

20:53

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33 - Book VII, Chapter 4: Property in Land Historically Considered

35:24

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34 - Book VII, Chapter 5: Of Property in Land in the United States

20:38

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35 - Book VIII, Chapter 1: Private Property in Land Inconsistent with the Best …

12:33

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36 - Book VIII, Chapter 2: How Equal Rights to the Land May Be Asserted and Sec…

11:12

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37 - Book VIII, Chapter 3: The Proposition Tried by the Canons of Taxation

28:44

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38 - Book VIII, Chapter 4: Indorsements and Objections

16:15

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39 - Book IX, Chapter 1: Of the Effect Upon the Production of Wealth

13:36

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40 - Book IX, Chapter 2: Of the Effect Upon Distribution and Thence Upon Produc…

14:06

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41 - Book IX, Chapter 3: Of the Effect Upon Individuals and Classes

13:50

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42 - Book IX, Chapter 4: Of the Changes That Would Be Wrought in Social Organiz…

37:43

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43 - Book X, Chapter 1: The Current Theory of Human Progress - Its Insufficiency

29:35

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44 - Book X, Chapter 2: Differences in Civilization - To What Due

33:47

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45 - Book X, Chapter 3: The Law of Human Progress - paragraphs 1-21

16:27

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46 - Book X, Chapter 3: The Law of Human Progress - paragraphs 22-47

29:36

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47 - Book X, Chapter 4: How Modern Civilization May Decline

36:12

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48 - Book X, Chapter 5: The Central Truth

18:53

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49 - Conclusion: The Problem of Individual Life

22:43

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Bewertungen

A Still Relevant Classic

(5 Sterne)

Excellent vocal on production, very easy to listen to. This book is very relevant to our modern corporate age. I book marked over 10 pages with passages that perfectly portray the current brutality associated with the American free market.

Useful historical resource

(5 Sterne)

Mr. Makarios has a really pleasant voice and paces well, so important in texts like this one, deserving of listeners but which take extra concentration. Good chapter breakdown so listeners can choose issues rather than tackle the whole thing. I found the chapters on why poverty persists despite progress interesting. Thanks LibriVOX volunteers!

(4 Sterne)

Great Narration! Enlightening text, could have kept low on the emotional pitches & analogies but definitely helped me get a glimpse into the fundamental problem with poverty.

(5 Sterne)

Henry George is one of humanities best and most neglected thinkers.

A most important book for our time

(5 Sterne)

The only book I have read two times in a row to really understand the details.

(5 Sterne)

Excellent narration of an important book!

The most important book ever written

(5 Sterne)

Henry George is head and shoulders above any other political economists. Not only does George understand capitalism better than Marx, he comes up with an ingenious yet simple way of solving the problems of poverty. Plus, he clearly lays out the secrets of the acquiring wealth. If you cannot beat them join them, right?

great reader

(5 Sterne)

the reader is excellent and the work makes it's points exceeding clear, to the point of reiterating the same talking points over and over.