Chatting to my old friend Sid about Citizen’s Income, and next thing I get these books through the post.
Both pertinent in their different ways. As well as enough money, the Skidelskys propose seven ‘basic goods’ essential for a good life: health, security, respect, personality, harmony with nature, friendship, leisure. Rachel Holmes biography of Eleanor Marx should be made into a television series directed by Danny Boyle. Remarkable insights e.g. Karl Marx on Christianity (paraphrased): the one thing Christianity has going for it is that it puts children at the heart of things.