The 21st Century Looks Back

TitleThe 21st Century Looks Back
Year for Search1946
AuthorsPosnack, Emanuel R[obert](b. 1897)
Date Published1946
PublisherThe William-Frederick Press
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Reformed capitalist eutopia. The reforms stress improved and open transportation and communications. There is a Global Statistical Service, a free flow of manpower and goods, no monopolies, and a Global Stabilization Fund. There will be some world government, universal health care, and expanded education. Taxation is based on land values, following Henry George (1839-97). For Henry George’s explanation of the single tax, see his Progress and Poverty. An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and Of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth. The Remedy. San Francisco, CA: W. M. Hinton, 1879. Fiftieth Anniversary Ed. New York: The Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, 1929. See also 1942 Posnack and his World Without Barriers–A Perspective View of Our Present and Future in a World of Economic and Ideological Conflict. New York: William Morrow, 1956, which is mostly a critique of Communism but includes a brief summary of his alternative and its positive results.

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The author (b. 1897) was a patent attorney.

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1946 Posnack, Emanuel R[obert] (b. 1897). The 21st Century Looks Back. New York: The William-Frederick Press. DLC

Reformed capitalist eutopia. The reforms stress improved and open transportation and communications. There is a Global Statistical Service, a free flow of manpower and goods, no monopolies, and a Global Stabilization Fund. There will be some world government, universal health care, and expanded education. Taxation is based on land values, following Henry George (1839-97). For Henry George’s explanation of the single tax, see his Progress and Poverty. An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and Of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth. The Remedy. San Francisco, CA: W. M. Hinton, 1879. Fiftieth Anniversary Ed. New York: The Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, 1929. See also 1942 Posnack and his World Without Barriers–A Perspective View of Our Present and Future in a World of Economic and Ideological Conflict. New York: William Morrow, 1956, which is mostly a critique of Communism but includes a brief summary of his alternative and its positive results. The author was a patent attorney.