Friday, 23 December 2016 14:20

The Diffidence of Distributists

Written by

From something a Distributist once said to me about the primacy of the moral in economics, I wonder if the following might explain Distributism’s reticence where Social Credit was concerned.

As I explained in my first article for The Distributist Review, the economic proposals of Social Credit aim at the establishment of a widespread distribution of private productive property ownership through the means of monetary reform.

As every distributist knows, there are three basic economic systems. The first upholds private ownership of the means of production but concentrates it in the hands of the few...

Latest Articles

  • To Haggle or Not to Haggle?
    I hate haggling. I have always hated haggling. Why do I dislike it so? In the first place, haggling seems like a tremendous waste of time, energy, and resources that could have been better spent on other things. It seems horribly inefficient. Beyond that, and even more fundamentally, haggling tacitly presupposes as a distinct possibility (if not probability) that there is a threat of rapacious hostility on the part of the seller. To defend himself from this threat, the buyer is coerced into haggling himself as it is his only means of countering it. For me, the underlying antagonism robs the experience of shopping of whatever pleasure it might otherwise possess.
    Written on Monday, 18 April 2022 17:58 Read more...
  • We Need a Constitutional Convention!
    The truckers have given us new hope, let us use the social energy which they have generated to achieve what otherwise would have been impossible: a constitutional reboot which will make Canada as financially and politically independent of globalist interference as possible.
    Written on Monday, 14 February 2022 19:27 Read more...
  • Social Credit and the Four Day Work Week
    ... The persistence of the five-day work week, while ostensibly due to economic reasons, is actually the outcome of the political imperative of vested interests that understand all too well the threat increased free time poses to them. Put differently, the four-day work week is a truly revolutionary proposal in more ways than one - and it is a tribute to the radical nature of Social Credit that its measures are altogether supportive of it.
    Written on Monday, 07 February 2022 00:27 Read more...